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Environmental Cleaning

Gap Analysis/Purpose

After completing this course, the perioperative RN will be able to clean and teach others to clean the perioperative environment according to current evidence to provide a safe environment for patients, health care personnel, and others.


  • Identify evidence-based environmental cleaning procedures.
  • Recall environmental cleaning frequencies.
  • Identify how to limit the spread of transmissible infectious agents during the cleaning process.
  • Recall education, policies and procedures, quality assurance, and performance improvement measures related to environmental cleaning.

1.6 Contact Hours

Expires 6/30/20

Course Requirements

This course contains 3 modules with a total of 88 questions. To receive 1.6 contact hours for this course, you must achieve mastery of the content and submit an evaluation as instructed at the end of the course.

Accreditation, Disclaimer, and Copyright


This program is approved for 1.6 hours of AEU credit by BASC provider #0102.

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