Nursing CPD Institute

Surgical Asepsis

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 11 January 2022
This webinar will provide clarity on surgical nursing practice in terms of managing the aseptic technique within the perioperative environment, and discuss preventative measures to minimise the risk of surgical sepsis.

“Review the aseptic technique for the perioperative environment”

Course Content

Each year there are about 200 000 healthcare-associated infections in acute healthcare settings in Australia, with surgical site infections being the most common types.

This webinar will provide clarity on surgical nursing practice in terms of managing the aseptic technique within the perioperative environment, and discuss preventative measures to minimise the risk of surgical sepsis.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Review the aseptic technique for the perioperative environment
  • Consider ways to manage the physical environment in terms of asepsis
  • Discuss the risk management of surgical asepsis
  • Learn to assess surgical procedures according to ACSQHC Aseptic Technique Risk Matrix
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