This webinar reflects the newest edition of the AORN Guideline. There is a webinar for every new or updated Guideline that is released.
This webinar provides guidance for the perioperative registered nurse (RN) caring for a patient who is receiving local-only anesthesia by injection, infiltration, tumescent anesthesia, or topical application.
- Describe the signs and symptoms and treatment of local anesthetic toxicity.
- Discuss considerations for the number of nurses needed during a local-only anesthesia procedure.
- Describe the signs and symptoms of an allergy to a local anesthetic.
To earn the 1.0 contact hour, the learner must listen to the webinar and the Evaluation.