At Owens & Minor, we are constantly involved in learning and expanding our
collective base of knowledge. When we share that knowledge and
expertise with our customers, we all learn and grow.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
– Ben Frankin
The KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* is a dynamic collection of educational programs designed to provide the insights and information on relevant healthcare issues healthcare professionals need to improve staff competency, safety, infection prevention and patient outcomes. There is no charge to take any KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* course.
Most programs are accredited to provide Continuing Education credit for Nurses, Surgical Technologists, or Central Service/Sterile Processing Department professionals. KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* programs are available in several formats, including: Online, Sales Rep Facilitated, Faculty Facilitated
Accredited Programs Delivered
59 Course Curriculum
28,191 Knowledge Network Courses Delivered in 2019.
Online courses and Independent Study Guides, accessed at your convenience. Courses are accessible at your convenience through Pfiedler Enterprises.
In-facility programs facilitated by your HALYARD representative.
Live presentations by HALYARD faculty, for your facility meetings and conferences.
Due to availability of Speakers and Sales Representatives, unfortunately not all on-site or live requests can be fulfilled. To request and check feasibility of on-site or live course facilitation, please complete the Rep/Speaker-Facilitated Course Request Form. We will make every effort to provide the education you request.
Excellence In Sterile Processing Courses
Our Excellence in Sterile Processing (ESP) curriculum offers more than 25 courses that address Central Sterile Processing requirements. Other wrap companies can’t come close.
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KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* - Continuing Education Programs
Following is a complete listing of currently-available KNOWLEDGE NETWORK* programs. Contact your Owens & Minor Global Products representative for more information about any of these courses.
|Course Title||Topic||CE Credit||Delivery Method||Description|
|Understanding the Standards: USP <800> and PPE for Chemotherapy||Chemotherapy||Nurses: 2.0 CH CA Board|
For patients diagnosed with cancer, the potential benefits of treatment with chemotherapeutic agents usually […]
|Transforming Your SPD for the Betterment of Your Patients, Profits and People||Sterilization||CS/SPD: 1 CH, CBSPD CS/SPD: 1 CH IAHCSMM|
This presentation will provide a step-by-step roadmap designed to teach attendees how to turn […]
|The Importance of Maintaining Sterile Instruments||Sterilization||CS/SPD: 1 CH CBSPD CS/SPD: 1 CH IAHCSMM|
Sterilization Packaging Systems are critical components of quality healthcare as they must maintain the […]
|Surgical Gowns: Selection and Best Practices for Protection||Surgical Gowns||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
Provides an overview of the key considerations in the selection and use of surgical […]
|Sterile Lint & Particles: Do they Put Patients at Risk?||HAI||CS/SPD: 1 CH CBSPD CS/SPD: 1 CH IAHCSMM|
This education activity will discuss foreign debris-initiated post-surgical complications and their associated pathological mechanisms. […]
|Sterile Lint & Fibers in the OR: What’s the Big Deal?||HAI||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
Discusses foreign debris-initiated post-surgical complications and their associated pathological mechanisms. Reviews sources of debris […]
|Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients||HAI||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
The impact of surgical pressure ulcers, contributing factors for their development and prevention strategies […]
|Preventing Pressure Injuries in Surgical Patients||Patient Safety||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
While great strides have been made in protecting the patient, peri-operatively acquired pressure injuries […]
|Preventing Central Line Complications: A Focus on Thrombosis & Infection||HAI||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
Many preventative measures that can be taken before, during, and after catheter insertion to […]
|PPE and Pandemic Preparedness||Pandemic||Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board|
Explains what makes Influenza A the most probable Pandemic threat. Discusses the roles of […]