Improving Intravascular Device Disinfection in Today’s Operating Rooms
APIC 2017 Conference
Education for Infection Control Professionals
B. Braun Medical Inc. is committed to sharing knowledge with infection control specialists that addresses the critical issue of reducing intravascular device contamination during surgery.
At the APIC 2017 conference, B. Braun offered a session on the mechanisms and efficacy of an innovative tool designed to reduce device contamination. The session was presented by Randy Loftus, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology.
Improving Intravascular Device Disinfection in Today’s Operation Rooms: Clinical Implications, Methodology, and Fidelity Measurement
A review of the overall magnitude and implications of intravascular device contamination events, and a description of innovative technology for continually tracking device contamination in order to optimize provider compliance.
Learning Objective #1: To understand the importance of improving compliance with disinfection of intravascular devices in the operating room.
Learning Objective #2: To understand the mechanisms and efficacy of an innovative tool to reduce device contamination.
Learning Objective #3: To learn how to continually measure fidelity of interventions targeting improvement in device handling in order to optimize provider compliance.