Surgical Positioning: Injury Awareness and Prevention
1.0 ANCC CE Credits
The participant will be able to:
“Upon completing this presentation, the learner will be able to identify potential risks associated with different surgical positions, understand the underlying causes of positioning-related injuries, and implement appropriate preventative measures to ensure patient safety during anesthesia and surgery.”
CA Healthy Visions / MyCEcredit is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. CPT # 15997
No outside financial support.
Dive into the transformative world of Surgical Positioning: Injury Awareness and Prevention! As a dedicated nurse, you play a pivotal role in ensuring patient safety and well-being, and this workshop is tailor-made to elevate your expertise to the next level.
Why should you enroll? Deepen Your Knowledge: Understand the intricate details of surgical positioning, from the nuances of anesthesia’s impact on positioning to the specific nerve injuries to watch out for.
Enhance Patient Safety: Learn actionable strategies to prevent injuries, minimize risks, and ensure your patients are positioned optimally for their procedures.
Boost Your Professional Value: Stay ahead of the curve in the medical field by being well-versed in the latest best practices and standards for anesthesia practice.
Collaborate Effectively: Foster a deeper collaboration with anesthesiologists, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals by understanding and anticipating potential positioning-related complications.
Continuous Learning: Equip yourself with the latest data, including findings from closed malpractice claims, to always provide evidence-based care.
Join a Community: Engage with fellow nurses, share experiences, and build a network of professionals equally passionate about patient safety.
Become a Proactive Advocate: With knowledge comes the power to foresee potential risks and advocate for your patients, ensuring their safety and comfort throughout their surgical journey.
Earn Recognition: Stand out in your healthcare facility as a nurse who’s taken the initiative to specialize in an often-overlooked yet crucial aspect of patient care.
Nurses are the backbone of healthcare, and by expanding your skillset with this workshop, you’ll enhance patient outcomes and solidify your position as a knowledgeable, proactive, and indispensable medical team member.
Presented at the AAMSN 2023 Conference
5 Randomized Question Exam 80% or better required for CE credits.
Two attempts allowed.