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Description Available CH
AORN On-Demand Webinar Recordings  30+
AORN Independent Studies  2.4
AORN Tool Kits  11.1
AORN Online Course  1.5
ANA Affiliate Membership  Varies
TOTAL  Over 40 Free CEs 

 

ANA Affiliate Membership

CH  Expires  Description 
  Varies Access ANA's Free Online Education
 

Independent Studies

CH  Expires  Description 
2.4 December 31, 2014 Management of Surgical Hemostasis
Funded through the AORN Foundation by a grant from Ethicon Biosurgery.

Online Course

CH  Expires  Description 
1.5 February 28, 2015 Perioperative Nursing Data Set (PNDS)
 

Tool Kits

CH  Expires  Description 
1.8 December 31, 2015 Safe Patient Handling Tool Kit
 
1.5 March 1, 2015 Management of Surgical Smoke Tool Kit NEW!
 
2.0 March 1, 2015 Fire Safety Tool Kit
 
1.5 July 1, 2015 Perioperative Efficiency Tool Kit
 
4.3 March 20, 2016 Sharps Safety Tool Kit
 

Webinar Recordings

CH  Expires  Description 
1.0 December 3, 2014 Packaging: Not Always So Simple
 
1.0 December 5, 2014 Recommended Practices for Sterile Technique
 
1.0 December 12, 2014 Recommended Practices for the Prevention of Transmissible Infections in the Perioperative Setting
 
1.0 December 13, 2014 Medication Safety: How Do You Measure Up?
 
1.0 January 22, 2015 Ambulatory Content for Recommended Practices
 
1.0 February 9, 2015 The Impact of Obesity and Treatment Options
 
1.0 February 13, 2015 BE IN THE KNOW: Perioperative Education Programs
 
1.0 February 19, 2015 Hybrid ORs: Evolution, Education, and Design
 
1.0 February 22, 2015 Recommended Practices for Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
 
1.0 February 28, 2015 Prepare for the Unexpected: Emergency Drugs and Protocols
 
1.0 March 1, 2015 Is Your ASC Really OSHA Compliant?
 
0.75 March 8, 2015 Value-Based Purchasing: Headed Your Way
 
1.0 March 18, 2015 Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program: Setting the Standards for Clinical Excellence
 
1.0 March 25, 2015 Essentials of Arterial Blood Gases Interpretation
 
1.0 April 10, 2015 Protecting Surgical Patients and Healthcare Workers Through a Safe Environment of Care
 
1.0 April 12, 2015 The Advocacy Imperative: It´s Non-Negotiable
 
1.0 April 17, 2015 Injection Safety: What Every Nurse Working in an ASC Needs to Know
 
1.0 May 10, 2015 How to Avoid Death-by-PowerPoint
 
1.0 June 11, 2015 RP for Safe Environment of Care, Part II includes Traffic
 
1.0 June 27, 2015 Recommended Practices for Sharps Safety
 
1.0 July 11, 2015 So, You’re Thinking of Returning to School!
 
1.0 July 23, 2015 3 Techniques for Great Lean Leaders
 
1.0 July 30, 2015 RP for Preoperative Patient Skin Antisepsis
 
1.0 August 14, 2015 Perioperative Efficiency
 
1.0 August 20, 2015 Recommended Practices for Specimen Management
 
1.0 September 11, 2015 Surgical Attire - What You Wear Does Matter!
 
1.0 September 17, 2015 Recruitment, Retention & Recognition = Satisfaction
 
1.0 September 18, 2015 RP for Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments
 
1.0 September 19, 2015 Taking the Fear Factor Out of Competency Development
 
1.0 October 23, 2015 Guidance on Surgical Fire Prevention
 
1.0 November 12, 2015 Guideline for Autologous Tissue Management
 

 

Accreditation Statements 

AEU

When the content is appropriate for Ambulatory Surgery Center Administrators, programs may be approved for AEU credit by BASC Provider #0102. 

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