Perioperative Fire Safety

Product Details
Product ID: 1968
Year Produced: 2014
Length: 54 min.
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The purpose of this study guide and accompanying video is to educate perioperative personnel on the history, epidemiology, and risks of surgical fires and essential fire safety practices for the perioperative environment.

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

  • List types of fires that occur in the perioperative environment
  • Describe the components of the fire triangle and how these apply in procedure rooms
  • Explain how to prevent and respond to surgical fires
  • Discuss how AORN's recommended practices can be used to develop a fire prevention program for the perioperative environment