It's a Gas! Infection Prevention in Anesthesia

Meet the Speaker:
Susan Dolan, RN, MS, CIC

IP Competency: Novice, Proficient, and Expert

Duration: 60 minutes       

Available through: 12/31/2016

This presentation will highlight key infection prevention challenges in anesthesiology. Recent national anesthesia guidelines, unique issues and application of the new guidelines will be discussed. An evaluation tool of Anesthesiology Infection Control practices for use by infection preventionists (IPs) will be shared.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the revised American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)Recommendations for Infection Control for the Practice of Anesthesiology.
  • Identify the role of the IP in working with anesthesia to address the prevention of HAI in patients as well as infection transmission to the anesthesia staff.
  • Incorporate a practical tool for IP use when evaluating compliance with the above ASA Recommendations at your institution.

Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.

Please note CE is not available for this program.


Recorded 01/01/2013
Recorded 01/01/2013
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