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Operating Theatre Considerations: Positioning and Equipment

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
36 minutes
Provider
Ausmed
Lecture Overview

During any surgical procedure, there are essential rules that must be followed to allay risk and prevent surgical mishaps. In this session, you will consider other critical aspects of maintaining a safe environment of care including the use of equipment, patient positioning and special considerations for over-weight patients.

Educators

Suzanne Querruel 

Suzi Querruel has been working in the perioperative field for the past decade. Her passion lies in perianaesthesia nursing, and she has been seeking to advance the field over the past few years. She is a tutor and lecturer for Western Sydney University [WSU] in the Bachelor of Nursing program and WSU The College in their Academic Pathways Programs. She is the unit coordinator at WSU The College for the subjects 'health communication' and 'skills in health science'. She was previously anaesthetic coordinator at Westmead Private Hospital and also has held sessional nurse educator positions at the Australian College of Nursing, Wesley Health Management, and the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, and the University of Tasmania. She has been a nurse educator for Ausmed Education for the past three years and has collaborated on the program development for the perianaesthesia, perioperative, day surgery, and surgical nursing seminars. She has held the position of national vice president and NSW/ACT president of the Australian Society of Post Anaesthesia & Anaesthesia Nurses [ASPAAN] for two years and has recently seen the transition of ASPAAN to the Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses [ACPAN]. Suzi holds a bachelor of nursing, graduate diploma in nursing (anaesthetics & PACU), masters of nursing education), certificate IV in workplace training & assessment, and a neuro-linguistic programming [NLP] practitioner certificate.

Delivery
Title
Operating Theatre Considerations: Positioning and Equipment
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Perianaesthesia, Perioperative
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
36 minutes
Start Date
29-Nov-2018
End Date
17-Jun-2021
CPD Points
36 minutes of CPD
Price
Free
Location
Online
Price:
Free
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