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Credits Credit Type Course Title Expiration Date Cost of Course Course Media  
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Guess Who's Coming To Surgery? June 30, 2016 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 January 31, 2016 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 June 30, 2016 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 June 30, 2016 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 March 31, 2016 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
June 30, 2016
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
September 30, 2016
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
June 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Conduit Quality Counts
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Basic Principles of Patient Positioning
March 31, 2015
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
December 31, 2015
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
September 30, 2015
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
October 31, 2015
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
June 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Understanding Facial Protection
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Science of Tissue Management: Energy
September 30, 2016
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
July 31, 2016
 Free
(No Fee)
E-Book The Science of Tissue Management
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Advanced Energy: The Perioperative Perspective
April 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Advanced Energy
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Bariatric Surgery Updates
April 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Beriatric Surgery Update
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: A Team Approach
April 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book MIS: Latest Surgical Techniques
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Decreasing Infections
July 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Thoracic Surgery
July 31, 2015
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 
June 30, 2015
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 
June 30, 2015
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 August 31, 2015 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 
June 30, 2015
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
July 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Managing the Spectrum - Disease Transmission in Our Shrinking World August 31, 2015 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 
June 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Recent Advances in Reduction and Management of Post Surgery Adhesions
October 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
Flash Video
v.10 or higher needed.
Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Vascular Closure: The Use of an ExtraVascular Sealant Over the Arteriotomy to Improve Patient Safety and Outcomes
June 30, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
A Triangle of Concern: Air Currents, Barrier Fabrics and Bacterial Penetration
September 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing Surgical Smoke Plume: A Facility Wide Approach
May 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Surgical Gowns:
Selection and Best Practices for Protection
September 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Preparation and Safe Use of PMMA Bone Cement
September 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Transfusion Therapy in Orthopaedic Surgical Procedures
September 30, 2015
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
January 31, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Double-Gloving: The Power of Two
January 31, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients
December 31, 2015
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
December 31, 2015
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
September 30, 2015
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
June 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, IAHCSMM
Blood Management: Providing Patient Choices
June 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
AAMI Levels and Surgical Gowns: Know if You’re Protected
August 31, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Options
June 30, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Science of Stapling: Urban Legend and Fact
June 30, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
OR Efficiencies for Better Patient Outcomes
June 30, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET, CBSPD, IAHCSMM
The Role of Detergents and Disinfectants in Instrument Cleaning and Reprocessing
July 31, 2016
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
October 31, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Localized Temperature Therapy
October 31, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

Register Now

1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Elevating the Standard of Care through Operational Excellence: Updates in Reprocessing Semi-Critical and Critical Devices
November 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Role of the Environment Related to HAIs
November 3, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Wound Drain Systems in Perioperative Nursing
December 31, 2014
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Craniomaxillofacial Surgery: Bioessential Materials
October 31, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Incontinence Associated Dermatitis
January 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Power Thinking for the Perioperative Nurse

April 14, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
Webpages

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2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Taking the Lead in Infection Prevention
June 30, 2016
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Taking the Lead in Infection Prevention
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
MIS: Hernia
March 31, 2015
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
March 31, 2015
Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Topical Skin Adhesives and Infection Prevention
April 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Minimally Invasive Procedures: Today and the Future
April 30, 2015
Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
The Role of Irrigation Fluid Warming in Hypothermia Prevention
April 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET OR Environmental Hygiene
April 30, 2015
Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
2.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Skin's the Thing: Armor... But Not Invincible
April 30, 2015
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
May 30, 2015
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
May 31, 2015
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
May 30, 2015
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
June 30, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
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1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Sterile Lint & Fibers in the OR: What’s the Big Deal? June 30, 2015 Free 
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0
CA State Board of Nursing, IACET
Managing the Spectrum: The Evolution of Ambulatory Surgery
May 31, 2015
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 August 31, 2015 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
October 31, 2015
Free
(No Fee)
E-Book Register Now
1.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET Biofilms in Medicine: An Organized Infection September 30, 2015 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 October 31, 2015 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 October 31, 2015 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 September 30, 2015 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 September 30, 2015 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 June 30, 2015 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 August 30, 2016  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Technology and Sponge Counting
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET  Killing the Bugs! Endoscopy Instrument Care and Handling  August 31, 2015  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  June 30, 2015  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  October 31, 2015  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  February 28, 2016  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  June 30, 2016  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

June 30, 2016 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

June 30, 2016 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 

June 30, 2016 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 

June 30, 2016 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 

June 30, 2016 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 

June 30, 2016 Free (No Fee) E-Book Fluid Selection and Management in Hysteroscopy
2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET

Effective Operating Room Inventory Management

June 30, 2016 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 

June 30, 2016  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Advancing Your Surgical Assistant Skills
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Technology Advancements: NOT Yesterday's Suture 

June 30, 2016  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 

June 30, 2016  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 

July 31, 2016 Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Rigid Containers for Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Electrosurgery 

August 31, 2016  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Electrosurgery
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

Surgical Smoke 

August 31, 2016  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  Surgical Smoke
 2.0 CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

The Bariatric Patient in Surgery 

August 31, 2016  Free (No Fee)  E-Book  The Bariatric Patient in Surgery
2.0  CA State Board of Nursing, IACET 

A Plastic Recycling Guide for Hospitals 

July 31, 2016 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 

July 31, 2016  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

August 31, 2016  Free (No Fee) E-Book  Start
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