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Credits Credit Type Course Title Cost of Course Course Media  
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Guess Who's Coming To Surgery? Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Guess Who's Coming To Surgery?
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, CDR, IACET Enteral Feeding: Care & Maintenance of the Stoma Site and Feeding Tube Free
(No Fee)
E-Book The Nurses Role in the Prevention & Diagnosis of VAP
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET A Bundle of Joy: Evidenced-based Prevention of BSIs: Multi-Center Success Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
 A Bundle of Joy: Evidence-based Prevention of BSIs: Multi-Center Success
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, CRCE, IACET MRSA: Time for Action Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
MRSA: Time for Action
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Strategies to Prevent and Control Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Strategies to Prevent and Control Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, CRCE, IACET
How New Technologies & Practices Will Impact Patient Safety
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
How New Technologies & Practices Will Impact Patient Safety
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Influenza: A Seasonal and Pandemic Threat
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Influenza: A Seasonal and Pandemic Threat
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, AST, IACET
Conduit Quality Counts: Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Best Practices and Strategies
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Conduit Quality Counts
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Basic Principles of Patient Positioning
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Basic Principles of Patient Positioning
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, CRCE, IACET
Microaspiration and the Risk of VAP: Endotrachael Tube Considerations
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Microaspiration and the Risk of VAP
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Going Green in the OR
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Changing Culture to Prevent Healthcare-associated Infections
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery: A Team Approach
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Understanding Facial Protection: What to Know and What to Wear
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Understanding Facial Protection
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Science of Tissue Management: Energy
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
The Science of Tissue Management
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 
Benefits of Beating Heart Surgery
 Free
(No Fee)
E-Book The Science of Tissue Management
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Advanced Energy: The Perioperative Perspective
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Advanced Energy
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Bariatric Surgery Updates
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Beriatric Surgery Update
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: A Team Approach
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book MIS: Latest Surgical Techniques
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Decreasing Infections
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Thoracic Surgery
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum - C. difficile and MRSA: Recent Developments in Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention 
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum - Preventing Infection in Acute Pain Patients 
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Managing the Spectrum - Reducing Adverse Events Through Collaboration Across the Surgical Continuum Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum - Infection Prevention: An International Perspective 
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Leadership & Communication in the Perioperative Setting: The Impact on Patient Safety
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Managing the Spectrum - Disease Transmission in Our Shrinking World Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum - Impact of Healthcare Reform on Infection Prevention 
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
A Triangle of Concern: Air Currents, Barrier Fabrics and Bacterial Penetration
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing Surgical Smoke Plume: A Facility Wide Approach
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Surgical Gowns:
Selection and Best Practices for Protection
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Preparation and Safe Use of PMMA Bone Cement
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Transfusion Therapy in Orthopaedic Surgical Procedures
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Appropriate Glove Selection and Use: Clinical Considerations for Perioperative Personnel
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Double-Gloving: The Power of Two
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients
Free
(No Fee)
Adobe Presenter Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Fire Safety in the OR: Strategies for Keeping it Safe
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.

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1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Selection and Care of Enteral Feeding Tubes
Free
(No Fee)
Adobe Presenter

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1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, IAHCSMM, CBSPD
Sterile Processing: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, IAHCSMM
Blood Management: Providing Patient Choices
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, IAHCSMM
Patient Safety & Sustainability: The grass can be greener on the other side
Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Start Program
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
AAMI Levels and Surgical Gowns: Know if You’re Protected
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Options
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Science of Stapling: Urban Legend and Fact
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, CBSPD, IAHCSMM
The Role of Detergents and Disinfectants in Instrument Cleaning and Reprocessing
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
It'll All Come Out in the Wash: Evaluating the Performance of Surgical Fabrics
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Localized Temperature Therapy
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Elevating the Standard of Care through Operational Excellence: Updates in Reprocessing Semi-Critical and Critical Devices
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Role of the Environment Related to HAIs
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Wound Drain Systems in Perioperative Nursing
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Craniomaxillofacial Surgery: Bioessential Materials
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Incontinence Associated Dermatitis
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Power Thinking for the Perioperative Nurse

Free
(No Fee)
Webpages

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Taking the Lead in Infection Prevention
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Taking the Lead in Infection Prevention
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Hernia
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Acute Care Setting Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Topical Skin Adhesives and Infection Prevention
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Minimally Invasive Procedures: Today and the Future Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Role of Irrigation Fluid Warming in Hypothermia Prevention
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET OR Environmental Hygiene Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Skin's the Thing: Armor... But Not Invincible
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Skin's the Thing: Armor... But Not Invincible
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing Topical Skin Adhesive: Strong, Safe, Secure Wound Closure Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, CBSPD, IAHCSMM, IACET
The Care and Handling of Rigid and Flexible Scopes
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Care and Handling of Rigid and Flexible Endoscopes
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing Prevention and Care of the Patient with Pressure Ulcers Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Proper Handling Techniques for Sterilization Wrap and Wrapped OR Trays
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Sterile Lint & Fibers in the OR: What’s the Big Deal? Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum: The Evolution of Ambulatory Surgery
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Hair Removal: Evidence-based Practice Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, CBSPD, IAHCSMM, IACET
The Role of Cleaning and Sterilization in Infection Control: A Focus on Powered Surgical Instruments
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Biofilms in Medicine: An Organized Infection Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Guess Who's Coming To Surgery?
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Roadmap to HAP and VAP: Neglecting Oral Care Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Roadmap to HAP and VAP: Neglecting Oral Care
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Search and Destroy: Eliminating Pathogens in the Patient Care Environment Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Search and Destroy: Eliminating Pathogens in the Patient Care Environment
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Getting Your Hands Around Hand Hygiene Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Getting Your Hands Around Hand Hygiene
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET The New Clostridium difficile: Pathogenicity, Complications & Prevention Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
The New Clostridium difficile
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Venous Access: Infection Prevention and Safety Free (No Fee) E-Book Venous access: infection prevention and safety
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET  Technology and Sponge Counting: A Patient Safety Collaboration Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Technology and Sponge Counting
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, IAHCSMM Patient Safety & Sustainability: The grass can be greener on the other side Free (No Fee)  E-Book Patient Safety & Sustainability
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET  Killing the Bugs! Endoscopy Instrument Care and Handling  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Killing the Bugs! Endoscopy Instrument Care and Handling
 2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET  Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems
1.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Preventing Central Line Complications: A Focus on Thrombosis and Infection  Free (No Fee)  Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
 
Preventing Central Line Complications: A Focus on Thrombosis and Infection
 2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET  Sterility Assurance: A Focus on Packaging  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Sterility Assurance: A Focus on Packaging
 2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET   Module 1: Introduction / Background on Hazards Related to Suctioning  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Introduction/Background on Hazards Related to Suctioning
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Module 2: Science of Volumetric Pressure

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Module 2: Science of Volumetric Pressure
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Module 3: Tissue / Body Cavities and Associated Suctioning

Free (No Fee)  E-Book Module 3: Tissue/Body Cavities and Associated Suctioning
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Module 4: Suction Devices Used for Fluid Collection in the Operating Room 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book Module 4: Suction Devices Used for Fluid Collection in the Operating Room
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Module 5: Smoke and Fluid Evacuation 

Free (No Fee) E-Book Module 5: Smoke and Fluid Evacuation
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Module 7: Role and Responsibility of the User: Nurse, Surgical Technologist, Surgeon 

Free (No Fee) E-Book Module 7: Role and Responsibility of the User: Nurse, Surgical Technologist, Surgeon
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Fluid Selection and Management in Hysteroscopy 

Free (No Fee) E-Book Fluid Selection and Management in Hysteroscopy
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Effective Operating Room Inventory Management

Free (No Fee) E-Book Effective Operating Room Inventory Management
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Advancing Your Surgical Assistant Skills: Optimal Device Performance & Improving Surgical Outcomes 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Advancing Your Surgical Assistant Skills
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Technology Advancements: NOT Yesterday's Suture 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Technology Advancements: NOT Yesterday's Suture
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Principles of Bone Cement and the Process of Bone Cement Mixing 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Principles of Bone Cement and the Process of Bone Cement Mixing
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Rigid Containers for Immediate Use Steam Sterilization 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Rigid Containers for Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Electrosurgery 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Electrosurgery
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Surgical Smoke 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Surgical Smoke
 2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

The Bariatric Patient in Surgery 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  The Bariatric Patient in Surgery
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

A Plastic Recycling Guide for Hospitals 

Free (No Fee)  E-Book  A Plastic Recycling Guide for Hospitals
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

All You Need to Know About Rigid Sterilization Containers 

Free (Ne Fee)  E-Book  All You Need to Know About Rigid Sterilization Containers
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Building a Culture of Compassion: Behaviors that Threaten Performamce

Free (No Fee) E-Book  Start
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Optimizing Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Outcomes with Drug Delivery

Free (No Fee) E-Book  Start
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Best Practices for Electrosurgery

Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
 
Start
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Evidence-Based Best Practices for Minimally Invasive Procedures

Free (No Fee) E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Best Practices for Electrosurgery 

Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
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1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Evidenced-Based Review of Laparoscopic Colectomy Procedures 

Free (No Fee) Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
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2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Powdered surgical gloves: Is it time for a change? 

Free (No Fee) E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Surgical Fires: Keys to Awareness and Prevention

Free (No Fee) E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

An Evidence-Based Approach to Reducing Surgical Site Infections

Free (No Fee) E-Book Register Now
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