The first three courses listed below are accredited for CE hours by AfPP. Registration is required to enable login for post-test completion. A passing score of 85% is necessary and you are able to take the test more than once, if needed. Test results and electronic AfPP accredited certificate of completion for 2.0 CE hours per course will be sent to the email you registered with.
The remaining courses are available for non-accreditation. The same access instructions apply as above. Once you pass with a minimum 85% score, you will receive an electronic non-accredited certificate of completion to the email you registered with.
The following programmes are available in PDF format. In order to view files, you will need Adobe Reader. Click HERE to download Adobe Reader.Courses Accredited by AfPP (2.0 CE Hours):
This module reviews the incidence, causes, symptoms and treatment of chemical allergies associated with glove use today.
This module explores two questions: is double gloving worth the effort and what does the evidence say?
Healthcare workers' hands are a vehicle for the transmission of pathogens to the patient and to the environment. This module explores the importance of hand hygiene.
Healthcare workers are at particular risk for latex allergy. Examine the incidence, causes, symptoms and treatment of latex allergies associated with glove use today.
This module examines radiographic risk and strategies to avert adverse reactions.
This education module describes cancer cells, explores the various treatment options for cancer patients and examines glove use for handling cytotoxic drugs.
Ergonomic risks in healthcare are numerous and impact healthcare worker safety. Perioperative personnel must be aware of these ergonomic risks and implement evidence-based best practices to proactively reduce them.
Exposure to powder from medical gloves and the undesirable reactions for both healthcare workers and patients are reviewed in this education module.
The OR staff works in an intense, fast-paced, technically advanced environment. This module examines strategies to prevent staff-related injuries and infections.
The principles of safe positioning will be described, followed by a discussion of two potential injuries – nerve damage and pressure ulcers – that may result from improper or prolonged positioning.
This module outlines the hazards associated with exposure to surgical smoke and strategies to minimize healthcare provider risk.
This self-study examines basic strategies and processes that can raise awareness of and help minimize the risk of sharps injuries.
Understanding the relationship between surgical gloves and electrosurgery and ways to prevent intraoperative electrical shock or burn to surgical personnel.