Maintaining Best Practice within the Operating Theatre

£20.00

New – Sept ’20

 

 

Description

Course Summary

Maintaining best practice within the operating theatre can be limited at times due to lack of resources, compliance from staff members, building layout or simply a lack of education or finance.

 

This 70 minute online tutorial will explore these obstacles and discuss infection control within theatre.  The tutorial will give suggestions regarding the organisation within theatre and patient care.  Evidence in the form of research articles will be also be discussed.

Course Tutor

Louise Dale VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), A1 Assessor, RVN

 

Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 70 minutes CPD.

 

Course Notes

Course notes written by Louise Dale are available to accompany this tutorial.

 

Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available).  The tutorial will be available to view for 7 days, and will be automatically deleted after this time. Please ensure you have watched the tutorial and printed the course notes before your course expires.

 

If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.

 

 

This eCPD tutorial is worth 70 minutes of CPD.

 

A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.

 

 

Louise Dale

VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), A1 Assessor, RVN

HEAD THEATRE NURSE, LIVERPOOL VET SCHOOL

Louise qualified as a RVN in 2002 with the PDSA in Batley Leeds.  She then worked in mixed practice for a while before returning to small animals at Oakbeck veterinary Hospital in Harrogate.  Louise then took on a Head Nurse position at Ashland’s Veterinary Centre in Ilkley, where she stayed for 4 years and became an A1 Assessor, completed a supervisory certificate and gained a certificate in animal behaviour.

 

In 2007, Louise started teaching at Rotherham College as a lecturer in animal care where she completed a level 4 qualification in PTTLS.  In 2009 Louise accepted the full time post of senior surgical nurse at Liverpool University.  Louise completed an NVQ level 3 in Leadership and Management and also her VTS qualification in Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

 

Louise manages a team of eight theatre staff and organises the day to day running of the theatre at Leahurst Small Animal Teaching Hospital.  Louise thoroughly enjoys her role and has a keen interest in surgical and anaesthesia nursing.