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Registered Nurses CONTINUING EDUCATION

Ansell has been globally recognized for providing high quality, accredited Continuing Education (CE) programs to dentists, registered nurses and other healthcare professionals. Our goal is to create a culture of safety for healthcare providers and patients through the implementation of best practices. These courses are open globally to any participant whether you reside in the specific region. Each accredited course ends with a course review and test. A passing score of 85% is required to receive an electronic certificate of completion. Ansell is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, and courses have been accredited by the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN).

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Basic Consideration
Basic Considerations of Radiation Safety and Barrier Protection - 2.75 contact hours. This module examines radiographic risk and strategies to avert adverse reactions.
Burns
Burns – Assessment and Management - 2 contact hours. This module identifies common causes of burn injuries, examines how burns are classified and provides an overview of common treatment options.
Chemical Allergies
Chemical Allergy Masquerade - 2 contact hours. This module reviews the incidence, causes, symptoms and treatment of chemical allergies associated with glove use today.
Chemotherapy and Medical Gloves
Chemotherapy and Medical Gloves - 2 contact hours. This education module describes cancer cells, explores the various treatment options for cancer patients and examines glove use for handling cytotoxic drugs.
Double Glove
Double Gloving – A Standard of Practice in Surgery - 2 contact hours. This module explores two questions: is double gloving worth the effort and what does the evidence say?
Ergonomics in Healthcare
Ergonomics in Healthcare - 2 contact hours. 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.
Hand Hygiene
Hand Hygiene: Skin and Hand Care in the Healthcare Setting - 2.25 contact hours. 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.
Hazards Associated
Hazards Associated with Glove Powder - 2 contact hours. Exposure to powder from medical gloves and the undesirable reactions for both healthcare workers and patients are reviewed in this education module.
Improving Outcomes
Improving Outcomes in the Operating Room - 2 contact hours. This education activity provides perioperative nurses with strategies to improve patient outcomes in the operating room.
Infection Control
Infection Control in the Operating Room - 2 contact hours. The OR staff works in an intense, fast-paced, technically advanced environment. This module examines strategies to prevent staff-related injuries and infections.
Patient Positioning Best Practice
Patient Positioning Best Practice - 2 contact hours. 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.
Respiratory Protection
Respiratory Protection in Surgery - 2 contact hours. This module outlines the hazards associated with exposure to surgical smoke and strategies to minimize healthcare provider risk.
Sharps Safety In Healthcare
Sharps Safety in Healthcare - 2 contact hours. This self-study examines basic strategies and processes that can raise awareness of and help minimize the risk of sharps injuries.
Surgical Glove
Surgical Gloves and Electrosurgery - 1 contact hour. Understanding the relationship between surgical gloves and electrosurgery and ways to prevent intraoperative electrical shock or burn to surgical personnel.
Understanding Latex
Understanding Latex Allergy in the Healthcare Setting - 2 contact hours. Healthcare workers are at particular risk for latex allergy. Examine the incidence, causes, symptoms and treatment of latex allergies associated with glove use today.

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