As one of the largest gatherings of perioperative professionals in the UK, the AfPP Annual Conference is essential for anyone working in the perioperative field. Join AfPP at the University of York or virtually from 10 – 13 August. The AfPP Annual Conference boasts a full programme of education, networking, hands-on workshops and entertainment. With over 30 expert speakers across six learning streams and up to 14.5 CPD Hours available, there’s something for everyone!
Reading Town Hall, Berkshire
Energy-based devices, lasers and diathermy are some of the most commonly used pieces of equipment in operating theatres today. Dangerous emissions can be produced that affect the respiratory systems of everyone in the operating theatre.
This study day will look at the occupational hazards of exposure to surgical plume in the operating theatre, as well as the associated risks to the surgical team, patients and visitors. It will also highlight how to assess risk and mitigate against the dangers of surgical plume and how to implement changes.