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Prevention of Transmissible Infections in the Perioperative Practice Setting

Product Details
Product ID: 1962
Year Produced: 2013
Length: 32 min.
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The content of this video is in accordance with the latest AORN "Recommended Practices for Prevention of Transmissible Infections in the Perioperative Practice Setting" and the evidence-based guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the role of infection transmission in the development of health care-associated infections (HAIs).
  • Explain basic HAI prevention techniques.
  • Understand the methods used to determine immunity as a result of immunization for preventing vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Discuss the types of precautions used in the health care setting to minimize the risk of infection transmission.
  • Describe the role of evidence-based practices in HAI prevention and reducing exposure risks for the perioperative nurse.