Exposure to surgical smoke is hazardous to patients and perioperative team members. Access this collection of current, evidence-based resources to manage and remove surgical smoke in the perioperative environment.
Teach the guidelines for the management of surgical smoke to all perioperative team members with these PowerPoint presentations:
- Pretest (pptx)
- Part I: Introduction to Surgical Smoke (pptx, with user notes)
- Part II: Hazards of Surgical Smoke (pptx, with user notes)
- Part III: An Overview of Health Care Regulations, Standards, and Guidelines Related to Surgical Smoke (pptx, with user notes)
- Part IV: Smoke Evacuation in the Perioperative Setting (pptx, with user notes)
- Part V: Additional Perioperative Nursing Care (pptx, with user notes)
Available to AORN members. Join AORN for access.
- Are You Still Smoking in the OR? (PDF)
- Your Health Matters (PDF)
- Protect Your Patients from Surgical Smoke Exposure (PDF)
Earn 1.0 CNE contact hours before December 1, 2020 by registering, reviewing Part I through Part V of the slide deck presentations provided, achieving 80% or higher score on the post-test, and completing the online evaluation.
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