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Perioperative Patient Safety - CE614
Perioperative Patient Safety
Hypothermia, Hypoglycemia and Handoffs

CE614 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Anita Hornacky, BS, CST, RN
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The goal of this continuing education program is to provide evidence-based practice guidelines that will educate perioperative caregivers in the management of three patient safety issues in the perioperative setting: hypothermia, hypoglycemia, and hand-offs. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List risk factors associated with hypothermia and the interventions perioperative caregivers can perform to prevent it
  • List interventions for the hypoglycemic patient
  • Describe an effective perioperative hand-off

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/1/2019

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