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This course has been accredited by the AfPP for 2 hours continuing education. Upon successful completion of the modules and exam you will receive a certificate by email as evidence for your portfolio.
Trainees will be able to:
- Identify the risks associated with handling scalpels and describe how and where injuries can occur.
- Describe the legal frameworks surrounding sharps safety and the key elements of safe systems of work to protect employees at risk.
- Explain safest way to attach and detach a scalpel blade from a reusable surgical handle.
- Identify elements of good practice when handling scalpels before, during and after surgery.
- Explain how to use Swann-Morton safety engineered scalpel devices safely.
- Recognise the importance of training, familiarity and context when evaluating and introducing safety engineered scalpels.