Clinical Guidance on Surgical Fire Prevention and Management


Clinical Guidance on Surgical Fire Prevention and Management

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Quick Overview

ECRI Institute published clinical recommendations on preventing and managing surgical Fires. The guidance was developed in collaboration with the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF). The current recommendations will be presented along with information on upcoming educational initiatives from APSF.

The audience will be hear an expert on OR fire safety discuss surgical devices, materials, and fluids that can burn and how they ignite. You will learn the hazards of oxygen-enriched environment and how to minimize the chance of a surgical fire. Bruley will provide information about the proper the method to extinguish a burning surgical patient and share examples of outcomes from actual surgical fires.

Details

ECRI Institute published clinical recommendations on preventing and managing surgical Fires. The guidance was developed in collaboration with the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF). The current recommendations will be presented along with information on upcoming educational initiatives from APSF.

The audience will be hear an expert on OR fire safety discuss surgical devices, materials, and fluids that can burn and how they ignite. You will learn the hazards of oxygen-enriched environment and how to minimize the chance of a surgical fire. Bruley will provide information about the proper the method to extinguish a burning surgical patient and share examples of outcomes from actual surgical fires.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe what surgical devices, materials, and fluids can burn and how they are ignited.
2. Identify the clinical recommendations on how to minimize the chance of a surgical fire.
3. Discuss major misconceptions related to fire safety.
4. Describe the procedure recommended extinguishing airway fires.

Continuing Education:
This is an e-learning program approved for 1.0 contact hour. Your registration comes with access to an online CE portal. Each attendee will login to the portal to take the webinar post-test, complete program evaluation and print the certificate. To login to the portal, go to: http://ceu.ormanager.com.

Speaker:

Mark E. Bruley, BS, CCE
Vice President, Accident and Forensic Investigation
ECRI Institute

Mr. Bruley is Vice President for Accident and Forensic Investigation at ECRI Institute in suburban Philadelphia. He is a Certified Clinical Engineer and biomedical engineer. In 1975 he began at the institute as a Project Engineer responsible for clinical and laboratory evaluation of medical devices. Since 1978 he has supervised or participated in ECRI Institute's medical device problem reporting and hazard reporting systems. In 1982 he became responsible for the institute’s health technology accident and forensic investigation programs that provide consultation services worldwide.

He has published more than 140 technical papers and book chapters and frequently lectures and consults on surgical fires and medical device accident investigation. JCAHO and state departments of health have relied on Mr. Bruley for his expertise on surgical fires for many years. He is active in many professional societies, standards committees, and patient safety initiatives. Mr. Bruley earned a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology from Temple University in 1975 and holds engineering intern certification from the Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers.

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