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  • ASHRM University's $10 Off April Course-of-the-Month

    Preventing Surgical Fires: Important Advances in Operating Room Safety ($10 Off  - Only $69for ASHRM Members; $89 for Nonmembers)
    Operating Room (OR) fires occur more than 1,000 times a year in the United States, with potentially devastating outcomes for the patient, providers and the institution. This course addresses the causes of OR fires, prevention strategies and safety pointers to decrease patient risks in a cost-effective manner.
    By the end of this course you should be able to:

    • Describe the risk factors in surgical procedures that contribute to the development of OR fires
    • Analyze the factors that contribute to OR fires
    • Articulate specific surgical and anesthetic factors that increase the risk of OR fires
    • Implement specific risk-reduction strategies in your own institution (following FDA-recommended guidelines)

    Click here for more information and to register.
    ASHRM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Risk managers and patient safety professionals can earn ASHRM credits toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of Fellow (FASHRM) and Distinguished Fellow (DFASHRM), and toward CPHRM renewal.

    To purchase a course of study at ASHRM University, click here.