• Webinar recorded on Mon 14th May, 2012
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Correct skin preparation for surgical procedures is a vital component of aseptic technique when working as a surgical nurse. This webinar will look at the techniques for skin preparation based on current recommendations and research – from clipping hair to the final application of antiseptic solution prior to draping. It will also cover which antiseptic solutions to use and when; what dilutions to use; and protocols you can easily adapt for use in your clinic.

Harrie Phillips is an Accredited Veterinary Nurse, as well as a UK registered veterinary nurse.  She completed her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical) in 2009 has worked in a variety of clinics from general practice, emergency, specialist and universities.  She also holds qualifications in management, human resources, training and assessment, and sterilisation.

Harrie now dedicates her time to training veterinary nurses, and is the owner and Managing Director of Veterinary Nurse Solutions. In 2009 she was awarded the VNCA’s Professional Development Scholarship to travel to the UK to further study rehabilitation and physiotherapy for neurological patients. Harrie has also volunteered as a veterinary nurse for Vets Beyond Borders in India.

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