OBJECTIVES

COURSE FOR HEALTHCARE STRUCTURES

The purpose of online training course is:

  • Describe the dangers and risks deriving from the use of cryogenic substances in the health sector.
  • Define all safety measures and first aid measures related to hazards in the handling and storage of liquid nitrogen.

NB: The course (in particular the whole Module 3) contains specific references to the Forms and to the specific Organization of the health facility in which the course is delivered. Consequently, a "personalization" of the course is necessary and foreseen before its delivery.

RECIPIENTS

Healthcare professionals from public and private hospitals.

DURATION

1 hours

CONTENTS

MODULE 1 - Use of cryogenic substances in the health sector. Dangers and Risks

  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of cryogenic gases
  • Asphyxiation risk
  • Risk of burns
  • Explosion risk
  • Measures of prevention and protection
  • Use of liquid nitrogen
  • Technical characteristics of liquid nitrogen
  • Most common dangers in using nitrogen
  • Clothing in the use of liquid nitrogen
  • Security measures
  • Storage rooms
  • Emergency equipment
  • Rules of conduct

 

MODULE 2 - First aid measures

  • Health risks in the use of nitrogen
  • First aid in OSR
  • The purposes of first aid
  • First aid for a person suffering from asphyxiation
  • First aid for a person affected by cold burns
  • Reference Bibliography
  • Useful documents in OSR

MODULE 3 - Emergency Security Management System. New cryobiology room Sala Crio1

[MODULE TO CUSTOMIZE]

  • First level non-serious under-oxygenation
  • Second level severe under-oxygenation
  • Cryopreserving operation
  • Emergency button
  • Training and information
  • Signage
  • Obligations by operators - first aid
  • Enabling badges for biocryology deposits

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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DATA TRACKING METHOD: SCORM 1.2

DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY:

HTML5

PRODUCED BY:

PIAZZA COPERNICO

Content edited by:

IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital

COURSE CODE:

0024-20_06