Foot Care Mastery: Instruments and Infection Control

April 26, 2023 1:00 pm CT
Live webinar
Foot Care Mastery: Instruments and Infection Control

Foot Care Mastery:  Instruments and Infection Control (5 of 10)

SPONSORED BY:  Southwest Technologies

Lesson 5 in a Series of 10 

By Nancy Morgan RN, BSN, MBA, WOC

Foot Care Mastery: Instruments and Infection Control

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

CE Credit(s): 1.0

Length: 50 minutes

Webinar Description:     

Advanced foot and nail care clinicians are advocates for prevention and care of patients’ feet and nails by utilizing appropriate, patient-specific instruments.  To prevent transmission of bacteria and fungus to patient and self, it is essential to understand the process for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of instruments after each use.  Maintain up-to-date policy and procedures to serve as guidelines for maintaining standards of care for foot and nail care patients.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify 3 tools essential for an advanced foot care clinician.
  2. List 3 factors to consider for removal of biofilm during the instrument cleaning process.
  3. State the 3-step process for instruments to reduce the risk of contamination and infections.

Nancy Morgan Wound Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing-Continuing Education Provider license/certification number 17756. 1.0 Contact Hour (s).

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