Medical Education for Health Care Professionals

3M Health Care Academy offers education for healthcare professionals. This professional training and education resource is dedicated to helping you focus on deepening your expertise and improving patient care. Our education includes: Ambulatory Surgery, Auscultation, Edema Management, Hand Hygiene, I.V. Site Care, Patient Monitoring, Professional Development, Skin & Wound Care, Sterilization & Monitoring, Surgical Solutions

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Enhancing the patient experience is your priority. Deepen your expertise through professional training opportunities and educational resources designed just for you.

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  • Medical staff in operating room

    Every Touchpoint Matters: Surgical Site Infection Risk Reduction

    Speaker: Amanda Motter, RN, BSN, CNOR

    January 21, 2020

    Register for a session:
    9AM CST | 1PM CST

  • Two medical staff walking and talking

    Resist Complacency and Commit to Your Future

    Speaker: Phyllis S. Quinlan, PhD, RN-BC

    January 22, 2020

    Register for a session:
    9AM CST | 1PM CST | 7PM CST

  • Medical utencils

    Preparing for an Accreditation Survey of Sterile Processing

    Speaker: Jackie Daley, HBSc (Microbiology and Immunology), MLT, CIC, CSPDS, FAPIC

    January 23, 2020

    Register for a session:
    9AM CST | 1PM CST

  • Medical staff sitting, working on a laptop

    Accreditation Readiness: Infection Prevention Survey Preparedness in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

    Speaker: Jackie Daley, HBSc (Microbiology and Immunology), MLT, CIC, CSPDS, FAPIC

    February 12, 2020

    Register for a session:
    9AM CST | 1PM CST

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— Dr. Jeremy Smith
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  • Sterilization

    New Tools for your VH202 Sterilization Tool Box

    Larry Talapa reviews today's options available for vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization and options available for monitoring vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization processes available to health care facilities. He will also identify clinical practices that can adversely affect the outcome of vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization in health care facilities.c

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    A Bundled Approach To Decrease The Rate Of Primary Bloodstream Infections Related To Peripheral Intravenous Catheters

    Mary Duncan MSN, RN, CIC reviews a study showing that by following a Peripheral IV Maintenance Bundle that included IV site care, dressing care and IV tubing care, we could significantly reduce primary bloodstream infections.

  • child in medical bed

    Cut Through The Clutter - A Focused Approach To Infection Prevention

    How can you identify the most effective strategies for training teams to combat healthcare-associated infections? Join Patrick Parks, MD, PhD as he discusses how a comprehensive, strategic approach to training can help facilities coordinate efforts to influence infection prevention processes and improve patient outcomes.

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    Are You Doing Everything You Can to Prevent Surgical Site Infections? - Part I

    Libby Chinnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FACIP, provides a list of techniques useful for engaging providers, staff, and others in prevention of surgical site infections. Then develops surgical site infection bundles of care based on infection prevention risk assessments that are specific to a facility.

  • older woman

    Real Talk about Pressure Injuries: Why are we still struggling with prevention?

    Join Jessica Pehrson, RN, MSN, CWS, as she outlines common areas where PU/I diagnosis, treatment and prevention often come up short despite the latest global efforts to determine root causes and expand clinical recommendations for assessment and management.

  • older doctor and nurse

    Age and the Workplace: A new Perspective

    LaRhae Knatterud, MAPA explores the impact that the aging of our population is having in the workforce and the strategies that employers and workers need to pursue to survive and thrive in this changing environment.

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