In this program, we describe the importance of creating an environment that prevents the transfer of microorganisms to the patient during a vascular access procedure, then provide step by step instructions for how to set up a sterile field prior to a vascular access procedure.
How to Create a Sterile Field
Providing a protective barrier to protect the patient from the transfer of microorganisms is critical to patient safety during a vascular access procedure. This program explains why a sterile field is necessary for the protection of the patient, then provides step by step instructions for how to create a sterile field when prepping for a vascular access procedure.
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