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ASC
The Role of Decolonization in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections
60 MINUTES

This webinar focuses on sterilization packaging and quality assurance as it relates to COVID-19 procedures. An overview of instrument reprocessing will be covered, the use of sterilization wraps, peel pouches, and containment devices will be examined, and required testing for sterilization and what to do in the event of a sterilization failure will be discussed.

ASC
The Role of Decolonization in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

This webinar focuses on sterilization packaging and quality assurance as it relates to COVID-19 procedures. An overview of instrument reprocessing will be covered, the use of sterilization wraps, peel pouches, and containment devices will be examined, and required testing for sterilization and what to do in the event of a sterilization failure will be discussed.

ASC
Risk Management in the Ambulatory Setting
45 MINUTES
0.75 CE CREDITS

Risk Management for healthcare facilities include an organized effort to identify, assess, and reduce risk to patients, visitors, staff, and organizational assets. This risk must involve all aspects of infrastructure and operations of a clinic or hospital, including safety in patient care, financial management, and compliance with rules and regulations. This course was developed to promote an understanding of risks, as well as the benefits and goals of risk management within the ambulatory setting. Methods of assessing risks will be covered, and ways to mitigate and treat risk will be discussed.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook.

ASC
Risk Management in the Ambulatory Setting

Risk Management for healthcare facilities include an organized effort to identify, assess, and reduce risk to patients, visitors, staff, and organizational assets. This risk must involve all aspects of infrastructure and operations of a clinic or hospital, including safety in patient care, financial management, and compliance with rules and regulations. This course was developed to promote an understanding of risks, as well as the benefits and goals of risk management within the ambulatory setting. Methods of assessing risks will be covered, and ways to mitigate and treat risk will be discussed.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook.

ASC
Sudden Intruder in the Surgery Center
15 MINUTES

This course was designed to enhance a nurses ability to handle violence within the healthcare setting, with the goal of providing knowledge and tools that will help protect patients, staff, and visitors during an act of violence. Risk factors and warning signs will be covered, and interventions used to prevent violence, including a plan of action to follow during a violent event, will be discussed.

ASC
Sudden Intruder in the Surgery Center

This course was designed to enhance a nurses ability to handle violence within the healthcare setting, with the goal of providing knowledge and tools that will help protect patients, staff, and visitors during an act of violence. Risk factors and warning signs will be covered, and interventions used to prevent violence, including a plan of action to follow during a violent event, will be discussed.

ASC
Latex Allergies and Glove Selection Strategies in the Ambulatory Surgery Center
60 MINUTES

Though latex allergy in the general population is low, many medical supplies and devices contain latex and can trigger an allergic reaction. This reaction can be life-threatening for some people. For this reason, latex allergy has been identified as a significant problem for healthcare personnel and patients. This course discusses the latex allergy in general, routes, or and reactions to latex, the prevalence of latex allergies and methods for glove selection and the control and prevention of latex exposure.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook.

ASC
Latex Allergies and Glove Selection Strategies in the Ambulatory Surgery Center

Though latex allergy in the general population is low, many medical supplies and devices contain latex and can trigger an allergic reaction. This reaction can be life-threatening for some people. For this reason, latex allergy has been identified as a significant problem for healthcare personnel and patients. This course discusses the latex allergy in general, routes, or and reactions to latex, the prevalence of latex allergies and methods for glove selection and the control and prevention of latex exposure.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook.

ASC
Identifying and Assessing Domestic Abuse Victims for ASC Professionals
60 MINUTES
1,00 CE CREDITS

This course was designed to help healthcare workers within Ambulatory Surgical Centers identify abuse and use appropriate procedures to care for each patient, managing cases from childhood to elderly adulthood.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation and QUAD A (previously AAAASF) standards. Course expiration date: 10/1/2026

ANCC, ASC
Identifying and Assessing Domestic Abuse Victims for ASC Professionals

This course was designed to help healthcare workers within Ambulatory Surgical Centers identify abuse and use appropriate procedures to care for each patient, managing cases from childhood to elderly adulthood.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation and QUAD A (previously AAAASF) standards. Course expiration date: 10/1/2026

ASC
Preventing Adverse Drug Events and Medication Administration Safety in the ASC
60 MINUTES
1,00 CE CREDITS

This course reviews strategies and best practices for safe medication administration and provides healthcare professionals insights into how to safeguard against errors and other adverse events while caring for patients.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook. Course expiration date: 9/28/2025

ANCC, ASC
Preventing Adverse Drug Events and Medication Administration Safety in the ASC

This course reviews strategies and best practices for safe medication administration and provides healthcare professionals insights into how to safeguard against errors and other adverse events while caring for patients.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook. Course expiration date: 9/28/2025

ASC
Safe Patient Handling and Movement in an ASC
20 MINUTES
0,25 CE CREDITS

During this course, we will discuss the scope of the problem concerning patient handling within ambulatory surgery centers. This course will provide a complete overview regarding the elements of a safe patient handling program in ambulatory surgery centers. Topics will include current American Nurses Association standards and a checklist showing how to best implement a patient safe handling program. You will also be given several examples of effective cost-saving safe patient handling programs that have been implemented by various medical institutions.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook. Course expiration date: 1/15/2024

ANCC, ASC
Safe Patient Handling and Movement in an ASC

During this course, we will discuss the scope of the problem concerning patient handling within ambulatory surgery centers. This course will provide a complete overview regarding the elements of a safe patient handling program in ambulatory surgery centers. Topics will include current American Nurses Association standards and a checklist showing how to best implement a patient safe handling program. You will also be given several examples of effective cost-saving safe patient handling programs that have been implemented by various medical institutions.
This course aligns with the training requirements specified in the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory HealthCare (AAAHC) Accreditation Handbook. Course expiration date: 1/15/2024

ASC
Improving Communication with Patients
15 MINUTES

Patient-centered health care encourages an individuals active involvement in their health care decisions in cooperation with their health care providers. Patient-centered care is associated with improved patient satisfaction, compliance with preventive care suggestions, adherence to prescribed treatment, improved emotional health, and more cost-effective care. This course will discuss practices to promote effective patient communication, which is a vital part of this process.

ASC, Skilled Nursing
Improving Communication with Patients

Patient-centered health care encourages an individuals active involvement in their health care decisions in cooperation with their health care providers. Patient-centered care is associated with improved patient satisfaction, compliance with preventive care suggestions, adherence to prescribed treatment, improved emotional health, and more cost-effective care. This course will discuss practices to promote effective patient communication, which is a vital part of this process.

ASC
Managing the Fundamentals of Competency Assessments for ASCs
60 MINUTES
1,00 CE CREDITS

ASC staff, particularly licensed staff, must demonstrate their ability to perform patient care and other assigned duties at the ASC’s expected competency level, both at orientation and at least annually. This course will discuss the terminology, definitions, and resources your ASC can use to develop a competency program for the ASC environment. It will explore how job descriptions, competency assessment, and performance appraisals are interrelated in an ASC. The course will provide an outline of the steps your ASC can follow to develop a competency assessment program as well as sample tools and forms. A brief overview of competency assessment for managers will also be provided. Course expiration date: 2/27/2026

ANCC, ASC, Leadership & Management
Managing the Fundamentals of Competency Assessments for ASCs

ASC staff, particularly licensed staff, must demonstrate their ability to perform patient care and other assigned duties at the ASC’s expected competency level, both at orientation and at least annually. This course will discuss the terminology, definitions, and resources your ASC can use to develop a competency program for the ASC environment. It will explore how job descriptions, competency assessment, and performance appraisals are interrelated in an ASC. The course will provide an outline of the steps your ASC can follow to develop a competency assessment program as well as sample tools and forms. A brief overview of competency assessment for managers will also be provided. Course expiration date: 2/27/2026