Live from Industry: BD
Live from Industry: BD

Live from Industry: Elevating the Standard in Care: Skin Antisepsis and Hair Removal

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Skin antisepsis and hair removal continue to be relevant topics that are important to patient outcomes and successful bundled approach to reduce Hospital acquired infections in the surgical space.


  • Learner will be able to identify the evolution of antisepsis and the impact in healthcare.
  • Identify the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic antiseptic contamination and the link to Hospital acquired infections.
  • Discuss recent advancements in the sterilization of antiseptic solutions and the importance of quality assurance measures.
  • Recognize the importance of surgical clipping vs. shaving to minimize the risk of creating micro-abrasions that allow skin-dwelling microorganisms to collect and potentially cause infection.
  • Identify current and trending methods for surgical clipping hair clean up and potential cross contamination risks.
  • Discuss the importance and location significance of capturing airborne dispersal of hair for the surgical clip prior to the surgical procedure outside of the Operating room suite.

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