Aseptic Non-Touch Technique for Preventing Infection
Britt M. Meyer, PhD, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, NE-BC
Nurse Manager Operations
Duke University Hospital
Durham, North Carolina
Stephen Rowley, BSc (Hons) MSc
Clinical Director - ANTT International
The Association for Safe Aseptic Practice (ASAP)
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This activity is designed for Infusion and Vascular Access Nurses, Infection Preventionists and other healthcare professionals involved in infection prevention.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
Examine current best evidence-based standards and best practice guidelines for preventing infections.
Recognize aseptic technique as a key component in preventing healthcare acquired infection
Define the framework for aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) and determine how ANTT® principles help reduce contamination and infection
Integrate updates to the Infusion Nursing Society International ANTT® framework to infection prevention protocols
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: June 30, 2022
Expiration Date: November 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
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