While the hazards of exposure to surgical smoke in the operating room are well documented, barriers to consistent use of smoke evacuation technologies exist. This virtual event will feature Dr. Lisa Hunsicker, a surgeon champion for surgical smoke evacuation, who will discuss her role in advocating for smoke-free ORs in her facility and in the legislature. Strategies for overcoming resistance to surgical smoke evacuation and tips for empowering and partnering with a surgeon champion will be shared. Plus ask your questions during a live Q&A with an expert.
-Outline barriers to the implementation of surgical smoke evacuation in healthcare facilities
-Describe approaches to achieve surgeon and team partnership with smoke evacuation
-Discuss strategies for implementing smoke evacuation technologies in healthcare facilities
Presenter: Lisa Hunsicker, MD
California Board of Registered Nursing
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019 for 1 contact hour.