Medical GBU

Educational Modules - RN's

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Click here to download PDF file of Basic Considerations of Radiation Safety and Barrier Protection
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    Basic Considerations of Radiation Safety and Barrier Protection
This educational module examines the basic knowledge of the safety issues associated with radiographic risk and to present strategies to avert adverse reactions. Be an informed and protected healthcare worker (HCW) by understanding the latest information from the FDA, OSHA and NIOSH for radiology protection.
22-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.75 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Bioterrorism Agents And Barrier Protection
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    Bioterrorism Agents And Barrier Protection
This educational module examines the history and evolution of bioterrorism, including an extensive review of the six primary biological agents and their repective clinical presentations; as well as prevention strategies and infection control measures; amd appropriate barrier protection for each of the agents.
28-pg. self-study guide; test; 3.0 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Chemical Allergy Masquerade
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    Chemical Allergy Masquerade
This continuing education activity will present a review of the problem of chemical allergies associated with glove use today. The difference between latex and chemical allergies will be outlined. The incidence, causes, and symptoms of chemical allergies, followed by treatment options, will be reviewed.
20-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.0 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Hand Hygiene
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    Hand Hygiene: Skin and Hand Care in the Healthcare Setting
This educational program offers the leaner another opportunity to understand and integrate the recent CDC recommendations for hand hygiene. It reviews the clinical skin issues that can be fundamental in understanding good skin health and how to maintain healthy skin. It reviews the barriers to compliance so HCW's can overcome them in the facility.
19-pg. self-study guide; test; 1.25 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Handling Cytotoxic Drugs; A HEALTH AND SAFETY REVIEW
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    Handling Cytotoxic Drugs; A HEALTH AND SAFETY REVIEW
This self-study, Clinical Reference Manual: Handling Cytotoxic Drugs; a Health and Safety Review, is one in a series of continuing educational services provided by Ansell. This educational module examines glove use in handling cytotoxic drugs.
21-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.0 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Improving Outcomes in the Operating Room
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    Improving Outcomes in the Operating Room
This continuing education activity will provide perioperative nurses with information on improved strategies to protect themselves and patients in the operating room. It will review single-use versus multiple use items, provide up-to-date information on barrier protection and look at ways to control waste and protect the environment.
20-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.0 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Respiratory Protection in Surgery
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    Respiratory Protection in Surgery
This continuing education activity will present a review of the risks associated with exposure to surgical smoke. The contents of surgical smoke, as well as the potential respiratory hazards, will be discussed. Surgical masks and surgical N95 respirators will be differentiated in terms of respiratory protection.
20-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.0 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Sharps and Ergonomic Safety
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    Sharps and Ergonomic Safety in the Healthcare Setting
This self-study, Clinical Reference Manual: SHARPS AND ERGONOMIC SAFETY ISSUES IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTING, is one in a series of continuing education services provided by Ansell. This education module examines sharps injuries and ergonomic issues.
32-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.5 contact hours


Click here to download PDF file of Surgical Gloves and Electrosurgery
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    Surgical Gloves and Electrosurgery
Learn the basic principles of electrosurgery as related to surgical gloves and ways to prevent intraoperative electrical shock or burn to surgical personnel during electrosurgery.
8-pg. self-study guide; tests; 1.0 contact hour


Click here to download PDF file of Understanding Latex Allergy in the Healthcare Setting
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    Understanding Latex Allergy in the Healthcare Setting
Latex allergy is a term that describes the range of allergic reactions to substances in natural rubber latex (NRL). An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system. Allergic reactions appear when a person’s immune system reacts to nontoxic substances in the environment, in this case natural rubber latex. NRL gloves are the main source of allergic reactions.
20-pg. self-study guide; test; 2.0 contact hours


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32 CE Credit Hours


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