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9 on the Line - Patient Safety in the Operating Room

9 on the Line - Patient Safety in the Operating Room

9 on the Line - Patient Safety in the Operating Room

Megan Stewart, MD & Jessica Taylor MSN, RN
Megan Stewart, MD & Jessica Taylor MSN, RN
on behalf of Medline University

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Launch date: 11 Sep 2017

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Last updated: 25 Apr 2018

Reference: 184707

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

The operating room presents an environment for many different patient safety issues to arise. It is important for nurses to understand the importance of these issues, and to take action to improve patient safety in their healthcare organization. This course will address surgical site infections, perioperative hypothermia, retained surgical items, wrong site surgery, perioperative pressure injuries, catheter-acquired urinary tract infections, central venous catheter infections, venous thromboembolism and medication errors. The goal of this course is to condense down recommendations to help make it easy for you to become a patient safety champion in your OR!

Objectives

Learning Objectives:
1. Define 9 key areas to improve patient safety in the OR.
2. Identify at least two Best Practices for each of the 9 key areas defined.
3. Develop a plan to improve patient safety in your OR.
Megan Stewart, MD & Jessica Taylor MSN, RN

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Megan Stewart, MD & Jessica Taylor MSN, RN
on behalf of Medline University

Megan Stewart, MD, is the Perfusion & Placement Coordinator at Gift of Hope, in Itasca, IL. Formerly the Assistant Clinical Educator/Researcher at Medline Industries, Inc , Stewart utilized her background in medicine to continuously develop and maintain clinical educational content on Medline University. In collaboration with teams both within Medline and in the field, she ensured that clinicians received the most up to date and clinically relevant information to enhance their practice at the bedside. Stewart received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Grand Valley State University, and her MD degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Jessica Taylor MSN, RN is Director of Clinical Practice Solutions at Medline Industries. In this role, Taylor uses her experience in healthcare product R&D;, nursing, clinical education, and adult learning theory to develop a wide variety of course offerings. Taylor holds the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification, Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS) license and serves as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing. Prior to joining Medline, Taylor functioned as an adjunct instructor at two community colleges, teaching all levels and areas of nursing in both the classroom and clinical settings. Additionally, she worked as an ED nurse, Research Council Chair, and Preceptor. Prior to nursing, Taylor used her B.S. in Biochemistry serving in multiple R&D; roles, including medical product development.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.50 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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