AORN Guideline for Perioperative Patient Skin Antisepsis: An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Author: Charles E. Edmiston Jr., PhD. CIC, FIDSA, FSHEA, FAPIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • For AORN Guideline & Skin Antisepsis
  • 1:09:32

About this course

This course qualifies for 1 CE / 1 IPU and corresponds to the following Infection Prevention Unit (IPU) domain(s):

  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe a review of the evidence behind skin antisepsis
  • Describe the impact of decolonization on bacterial load
  • State effectiveness of surgical site hair removal and skin antisepsis
  • Evaluate rationale and approach to agent selection, application, and storage of antiseptics
  • Detail the impact of bundled interventions on clinical outcomes

NOTE: You must complete the entire course before proceeding to the evaluation.


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