Updated on ABCs of Operating Room Fire Safety
The goal of this course is to increase the perioperative nurse’s knowledge of fire prevention in the operating room setting. Included in this course are detailed instructions for the perioperative nurse to implement to safeguard the patient during a surgical procedure in the event of a fire.

Course Publication Date: August 28, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:ORF072418
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Perioperative
  

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the three elements of the fire triangle.
  • Identify at least two sources of each element of the fire triangle.
  • List at least three preventative measures for each element of the fire triangle that can be implemented to avert a perioperative fire.
  • Identify at least five ways to respond to a surgical fire.
  • Define what the acronym RACE stands for.
  • Name at least three interventions that should be practiced during a fire drill.


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