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Hot Topic Virtual Forums

For timely, relevant education focused on top-of-mind clinical issues, AORN presents Hot Topic Virtual Forums. The 60- to 90-minute live discussions and Q&As are led by nurse authors of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and industry experts. 

These events are intended for nurses and healthcare staff working in a patient care facility. Registration is not open to consultants and industry representatives.

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The Endoscopy Evolution: From Reusable to Single-Use
Part 2: February 24

How Infection Prevention is Shifting in the ASC
Part 1: February 25
Part 2: March 11

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How Infection Prevention is Shifting in the ASC

Part 1
Prioritizing Infection Prevention in the Ambulatory Surgery Center

Sponsored by 3M

Discuss current developments in ASC infection prevention protocols and processes to support your surgical team’s ongoing pandemic risk management. Plus, prepare for new procedures moving to the ambulatory setting, and become survey ready.

This free event will:

  • Identify the most important areas to focus on for infection prevention within the ASC
  • Discuss updated infection control measures to take before, during, and after procedures due to COVID-19.
  • Review best practices for processing devices, instruments, and equipment to prevent infection outbreaks
  • Offer live Q&A with industry experts 

1 CH availableAccreditation and Disclaimer

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Feb. 25, 2021

Jackie Daley, (HBSc Microbiology and Immunology), MLT, CIC, CSPDS, FAPIC
Senior Manager, Infection Prevention
St. Joseph Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo, CA

Part 2
Fit Testing Your Respirators in ASCs

Sponsored by 3M

Learn how to ensure your respirator equipment fits, protects, and meets regulatory requirements. Find out how to best implement an ASC-specific respirator program to ensure proper mask use. One size does not fit all, and a one-time fitting isn’t enough.

This free event will:

  • Review respiratory protection program regulations and standards and how to implement them in your ASC
  • Demonstrate how fit testing can be incorporated into your respirator program
  • Cover types of respiratory protection that requires fit testing, when fit testing is required, where medical surveillance fits into the program, and methods of fit testing.
  • Discuss updates of fit testing guidance related to COVID-19

1 CH available. Accreditation and Disclaimer

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March 11, 2021

Director, Clinical Education, Surgical Care Affiliates

Stacy Richardson, IHT, CRSP, BSc
Senior Health and Safety Application Professional
Personal Safety Division, 3M


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Infection Prevention

Supported By AORN Foundation