Are dirty instruments making their way into your OR? If they are, the consequences can be disastrous. With increased frequency, hospitals across the country are making headline news for failing to properly clean and sterilize reusable surgical instrumentation and medical equipment. This is resulting in thousands of patients being exposed to life-threatening diseases. High-level disinfection and sterilization pose a unique challenge for hospitals. Here is how to make a difference and put your patients first. Attendees will be encouraged to share their stories and support each other.
David Taylor is a nurse leader, consultant, educator, author and nationally recognized speaker who examines the challenges operating rooms face as nurses manage their practice in the perioperative environment.