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UPCOMING EVENTS
MAY 25TH 2022
EDUCATION SEMINAR: THE INS AND OUTS OF COUNTS: ADVANCES IN SURGICAL COUNT TECHNOLOGY
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Monday May 25th @ 1PM EST

 

Steris welcomes the San Antonio Chapter members to attend this live CE earning webinar on STERIS University on May 25th at 1PM EST.   The registration link is below. Please contact George Godfrey at george_godfrey@steris.com if anyone experiences challenges registering for the event.  

 

Those not currently registered at STERIS University will have access to hundreds of hours of free CE courses.  The registration process is quick and easy.  Please forward as you desire.

Retained Surgical Items continue to be one of the top sentinel events to The Joint Commission and Untended Retained Surgical Items continue to cause injury to patients.  As a never event, it is considered 100% preventable.  This course will examine the incidence and pattern of RSI and describe available adjunct technology for incorporation into the manual count process to improve accuracy of counts, reduce near misses and prevent RIS

Objectives:

•         Identify challenges associated with manual counting of surgical sponges.

•         Describe adjunct technologies available to supplement manual counting procedures and prevent RSIs

•         Discuss strategies for combining adjunct technologies with manual counting procedures to minimize the risk of RSIs and improve patient safety in healthcare facilities.

 

Please join us and earn CE credits while learning more about this important patient safety topic.

APRIL 2ND-5TH 2023

AORN SURGICAL EXPO 2023

The AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo is scheduled to appear in the beautiful city of San Antonio, TX on April 2-5, 2023. The San Antonio AORN Chapter (#4409) is looking for members to help with chapter hosting duties.

 

If you are interested, please contact any current Chapter Board member.

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