Healthcare Materials Management Society of NJ
is proud to present
Understanding Surgical Smoke Plume
March 13, 2019 5pm - 8pm
At the Holiday Inn in Clark, NJ
Thank you to the provider of today's speaker:
About This Program
Understanding Surgical Smoke Plume discusses surgical smoke, options for its evacuation, and ways that perioperative nurses can limit the amount of smoke in the operating room. This seminar will describe the contents of surgical smoke as well as discussing the different smoke evacuation practices needed during open and laparoscopic procedures. The main focus is staff and patient considerations during surgical procedures. Participants will be encouraged to discuss their hospitals' specific policies and procedures related to smoke evaluation.
From this session you will learn:
- The contents of surgical smoke
- Guidelines and how they are driving compliance to surgical smoke evacuation
- Necessary smoke evacuation equipment and recommended surgical practices
- Benefits of implementing a smoke evacuation program
Who Should Attend: EVERYONE! Directors of Materials Management, Supply Chain/Resource Managers, Infection Control Practitioners, O.R. Managers/Staff, Support Services Management, Environmental Services, and Corporate VP of Supply Chain Management.
About the Speaker
Beth Fritz, Regional Sales Specialist, Ethicon
Beth Fritz is a Regional Sales Specialist with Ethicon. She is an experienced, 14-year veteran of surgical smoke evacuation practices, having worked as a Regional Manager with Megadyne, which was acquired by Ethicon in 2017. Beth consults and advises on the best practices of core energy and surgical smoke evacuation. Beth is a member of Ethicon's Mid-Atlantic leadership team and resides in the Philadelphia area.
Agenda & Location
- Registration & Appetizers 5:00-5:50pm
- Steve Faup, President HMMS-NJ
- Education Session 6:00-7:00pm
- Dinner and Adjournment 7:00-8:00pm
The Holiday Inn at Clark
36 Valley Road
Clark, NJ 07066
From Garden State Parkway South: Garden St Pkwy to exit 135, stay straight to the traffic light and into the traffic circle. At your second exit make a right and the hotel is on the left.
From Garden State Parkway North: Parkway to exit 135, go straight to the second traffic light and make a left. Go through the next light and take the second exit to the right. The hotel will be on the left (Valley Road).
There will be no charge for HMMS-NJ members who attend: however, you still must register for this program.
Non-Members Fee is $40.00 and payable at the door
Please include names, titles, and e-mail addresses of those registering as well as the facility name, your direct phone number, and how many in your party will stay for dinner.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Credits will be applied for by HMMS-NJ and be sent to all attendees requesting them.
Thank you for joining