Ultrasound Webinar Series: Clinical Conversations
Clinical Conversations is our clinical education webinar program for ultrasound healthcare professionals. Our next webinar is: Beyond Endocavitary: The importance of probe disinfection in all types of ultrasound procedures.
Ultrasound imaging is now used throughout healthcare to guide a multitude of invasive procedures including biopsies, nerve blocks and management of trauma patients. Ultrasound users and infection preventionists can work together to address infection prevention challenges with the purpose of ensuring patient safety.
This webinar reviews the results of a survey revealing wide ranging practices related to reprocessing and use of ultrasound probes, despite the existence of guidelines and standards. It also reviews a range of common invasive ultrasound procedures from a practical perspective, to help guide your decision making in minimizing infection risk.