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What’s Being Done to Prevent Wrong-Site Surgery? - CE495
What’s Being Done to Prevent Wrong-Site Surgery?
CE495 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Cynthia K. Halvorson, RN, MSN, CNOR and Nancymarie Phillips, RN, PhD, RNFA, CNOR
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide perioperative nurses with information about wrong-site surgery, the universal protocol and the changes in the culture of the healthcare system to prevent wrong-site surgery. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the evolution of patient safety initiatives for the prevention of wrong-site surgery
  • Review the three steps of the universal protocol
  • Describe the new correct-site surgery culture in healthcare

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/4/2016

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