AANA Journal: Improving Small-Volume Antibiotic Administration for Surgical Prophylaxis: A Quality Improvement Project
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2 Pharmacology Credits
Discover how implementing secondary tubing for small-volume antibiotic administration can minimize medication losses and improve surgical prophylaxis. Explore the results of a quality improvement project at a large academic medical center, showcasing the significant reduction in dead volumes of antibiotics and the benefits of this innovative practice for healthcare professionals.

Learning Outcome(s):
  1. Utilize evidence-based practices regarding the use of secondary tubing sets for small-volume antibiotics in the administration of antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical patients.
  2. Recognize the ways optimal small-volume antibiotic administration improves patient care and reduces medication waste.
  • Benjamin L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, CRNA
  • Brian Torres, DNP, CRNA
  • Mary Curtis, PhD, ANP-BC, FNP-C, PHCNS-BC
  • Ling Chen, MD, MSPH, PhD

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The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.

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A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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