Top research poster at AORN 2016

Ofstead’s poster entitled ‘Residual Contamination Found on Endoscopes in an Amulatory Surgery Center’ was selected as the top poster in the research category for the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 2016 annual expo in Anaheim, CA.

Cori Ofstead led a ‘Hot Topic’ presentation on April 5th in which she described findings from recent reprocessing studies, discussed the risks of contamination and infection, explained the circumstances that lead to contaminated flexible endoscopes, and shared methods to monitor endoscope reprocessing.

A pdf version of the AORN poster can be found here.

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