Sterile vs. Non-sterile: Dispelling myths about skin antiseptic sterility

Meet the Speaker:

Allan Morrison Jr., MD, MSc, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

IP Competency:   Novice, Proficient, Expert

Duration: 60 minutes     

Available through: 12/31/2018 


Learning Objectives:


  • Provide the history of contaminated skin antiseptics that lead to patient infection.

  • Provide background on the FDA investigation and their industry-wide request regarding skin preparation solution sterility and single-use packaging.

  • Update the infection prevention community on industry's  response to the request.

  • Educate clinicians on the on the facts of skin antiseptics and how they impact best practices.   

This program is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from CareFusion. CareFusion is a long-standing APIC Strategic Partner and APIC is pleased to partner with CareFusion on this educational opportunity. 

Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.

Nursing contact hours: 1

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Accreditation Statement:
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No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity.


Recorded 04/07/2015
Recorded 04/07/2015
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1.00 CNE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CNE credit  |  Certificate available