Ofstead & Associates, Inc.
Proper use of PPE during endoscopy
This webinar describes real-world challenges with PPE in endoscopy and reprocessing suites along with strategies for sustainable, science-driven solutions.Register Here
Simethicone and insoluble products
This webinar will provide information about insoluble products like simethicone, lubricants, and tissue glue that may impact endoscope reprocessing effectiveness.Register Here
COVID-19 and bronchoscopy:
Evidence from the field
This webinar provides an overview of scientific evidence related to bronchoscope reprocessing effectiveness and the use of bronchoscopes during COVID-19 outbreaks.Register Here
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Welcome to our online training portal!
We've added a couple new webinars, "Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during endoscopy and reprocessing" and "What’s inside your scopes? Simethicone and other insoluble products used during endoscopy".
Due to the urgency of the Covid-19 pandemic we're offering a FREE (non-credit) webinar, "COVID-19 and bronchoscopy: Evidence from the field" We also have a more in-depth companion webinar for credit, "Minimizing the risk of exposure, injury, and infection during bronchoscopy"
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 recent webinars below. A complete list of all our products can be found here.
- Webinar: Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during endoscopy and reprocessing
- Webinar: What’s inside your scopes? Simethicone and other insoluble products used during endoscopy
- Webinar: COVID-19 and bronchoscopy: Evidence from the field (FREE)
- Webinar: Minimizing the risk of exposure, injury, and infection during bronchoscopy
- Webinar: The endoscope drying imperative: what, why, when, where, and how?
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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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