april, 2022

04apr(apr 4)9:00 am29(apr 29)5:00 pmInfection ControlOnlineCPD Type:Tutored CPDSubject:SurgeryCPD Hours:10 hoursCost:£200 *Will run when 5 more delegates book

Course Details

Week 1
Principles of Infection Control

Disinfectants and gold standard cleaning methods

Barrier nursing

PPE

Environmental swabbing

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Identify components of a gold standard cleaning protocol

Appraise a range of disinfectants used in veterinary practice and their uses

Examine barrier nursing and its place in infection control procedures

Recognise the benefits of environmental swabbing

Evaluate PPE and its importance in infection control

 

Week 2
Surgical Instruments

Care and maintenance of instruments

Sterilisation methods

Indication methods

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Implement care and maintenance protocols to prolong the life of surgical instrumentation

Compare and contrast a range of sterilisation methods

Appraise a range of sterilisation and cleaning monitoring methods to include recording protocols

 

Week 3
Endoscopes

Cleaning protocols

Care and maintenance

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Recognise care and maintenance of endoscopes

Critique cleaning protocols for endoscopy equipment

Review routine endoscope checks to ensure a fitness for purpose

 

Week 4
Considerations for Surgery

Patient prepping techniques

Anaesthesia considerations

Post surgical site infections

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Identify pre-operative procedures for preparing the surgical patient

Understand the role of the surgical checklist and its benefits

Analyse the relationship between hypothermia and surgical site infections

 

The course will be fully tutored by Louise Dale, and will consist of 10 hours of CPD given in various formats, including tutorials, tasks, case studies, forum discussions and quizzes.

 

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Time

4 (Monday) 9:00 am - 29 (Friday) 5:00 pm

Location

Online

Speaker

Louise DaleRVN, A1 Assessor, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) Head Theatre Nurse, Liverpool Vet School

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