October 8th, 2020 - Join us today for a 60-minute webinar presented by Victor R. Lange, PhD, JD, MSPH, ICP, CRC, CRA, a Healthcare Epidemiologist and Clinical Research Expert, as well as Director of Quality / Risk Management / Infection Prevention at AHMC-Greater El Monte.
The webinar will help attendees understand the infection and cross-contamination risk associated with use of forced-air warming on patients in the OR. The presenter will describe a data correlation between forced-air warming device components and airborne contamination, as well as direct attendees on how they can contribute to improved facility risk review and improved patient-warming and infection-prevention protocols. The presenter will introduce a background on patient-warming benefits, provide a literature recap of forced-air warming risk, review study objectives, methods, study results and conclusions.
About the Presenter: Victor R. Lange, PhD, JD, MSPH, ICP, CRC, CRA, is a Healthcare Epidemiologist and Clinical Research Expert, as well as Director of Quality / Risk Management / Infection Prevention at AHMC-Greater El Monte. Respected for his research and leadership in the field of Infection Prevention, presenting and publishing nationally on the subject. Lange possesses legal and regulatory standard expertise and conducts ongoing surveillance, documentation, and investigation of hospital-acquired infections. He has implemented numerous clinical education programs, providing staff with essential knowledge and skills on infection prevention, ultimately improving both healthcare worker and patient safety.
Certification: Eligible for one (1) continuing (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing
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