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Respiratory protection: Unmasked
How masks and respirators reduce the risk of infection transmission, and what should be considered when making decisions about respiratory protection.Register Here
Making a splash: Contaminated droplet dispersal
This webinar on splashing provides an inside view of the evidence behind the need for PPE and the separation of dirty and clean areas in reprocessing suites.Register Here
Uncovering device adverse events
This webinar will build awareness of the FDA’s Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database to access and report adverse events related to medical devices.Register Here
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Latest Additional Resource:
Infection Prevention for Urology Departments in the COVID-19 Era with Cori L. Ofstead. Watch the replay of this highly informative webinar for insights on unique infection prevention challenges faced by urology departments, including risks associated with COVID-19 and periprocedural antimicrobial prophylaxis, and strategies for strengthening practices and protecting patients, personnel and the community at large.
NEW: FOR ALL OF 2021 - ALL WEBINARS ARE FREE!
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Welcome the Ofstead & Associates online training portal!
We have six new webinars planned for 2021 and every webinar in the current library and the upcoming new topics are all free.
Check out our latest webinar, "Making a splash: Contaminated droplet dispersal in decontamination areas." This CE-eligible webinar on splashing provides an inside view of the evidence behind the need for PPE and the separation of dirty and clean areas in reprocessing suites.
A couple recent additions of note: "Uncovering device adverse events to improve safety for patients and personnel": This CE-eligible webinar demystifies the FDA MAUDE database to empower healthcare providers, personnel, and patients to access and report adverse events related to medical devices, AND "Respiratory protection: Unmasked": This CE-eligible webinar explains how masks and respirators reduce the risk of infection transmission and highlights key factors that should be considered when making decisions about respiratory protection.
And speaking of FREE, we've added a selection of resources available from Ofstead for free download and curated a selection of external resources you might find of interest.
If you're new to our training portal, below is a brief introduction to the portal: how you create an account, enroll and complete training, and receive CE credit for successfully completing the coursework. Come back often as we're regularly adding new training webinars for credit. A few of our recent webinars are listed below. A complete list of all our products can be found here.
- Webinar: Making a splash: Contaminated droplet dispersal in decontamination areas
- Webinar: Uncovering device adverse events to improve safety for patients and personnel
- Webinar: Respiratory protection: Unmasked
- Webinar: Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during endoscopy and reprocessing
- Webinar: Hand hygiene in healthcare settings
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To create an account, click on the "Create Account" button in the top right-hand corner of any page, then fill out the form and submit. You must be logged out to create a new account. The main menu is on the left side on a desktop computer or on the top righthand of a smaller mobile screen (like a cell phone). To enroll in a webinar, click on "Training Catalog", review available training, then select one or more items to register. You can checkout any time by clicking on "Cart" in the main menu or in the green bar towards the top of the page.
Once enrolled, you view the training webinar at your convenience. You can stop and pause at any time and can continue later. All CE-eligible training is designed to give you the knowledge to complete a Quiz at the end. After completing the Quiz, you'll receive a score and will know if you've passed the exam. After you complete the exam, we ask that you complete the accompanying survey. This will be your chance to grade us and let us know how we've done.
You will be awarded CE credits after successfully completing a short Quiz at the end of any CE-eligible webinar. You’ll be able to print a certificate and your account will record the completion and credits. When logged in, go to "My Dashboard" anytime to view your accomplishments and awarded CE credits. Once more webinars are available, you'll be able to go to "Recommended" to view additional products based on the Interest Categories you select within your "Profile" page.
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