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Sharps Safety: Essential Concepts and Controls

Product Details
Product ID: 1967
Year Produced: 2014
Length: 55 min.
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The purpose of this study guide and accompanying video is to review essential concepts and practices to help perioperative nurses and other health care workers reduce injuries from sharps.

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

  • Describe the most common causes of sharps injuries in perioperative and other health care settings
  • Discuss the hierarchy of controls critical in preventing sharps injuries
  • Describe the actions that should be taken when an occupational sharps injury occurs