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Sterility and Aseptic Techniques

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36 lessons
4 quizzes
404 students

Asepsis and Sterility

Sterility and Asepsis is not the most romantic subject but is possibly the most vital subject to master for anyone serious about a career in medicine.

 

Introduction Video

Target Audience

– High School Students who want to pursue a career in medicine or nursing

– Undergraduate students who wish to stand out by perfecting their skills ahead of time

– Pre-med students who want to improve their med-school application and perfect their skills ahead of time

– Medical Students

– Qualified Medical Professionals who want to refresh their skills

Difficulty Level

Intermediate

Time Allowed

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Duration

+-35 hours (including labs/practical projects).

The Apprentice Doctor Academy recommends that the student not rush through the course (not more than 3 hours per day) to allow for consolidation of the information. The course could be done in less than a week with full-time study; however, it is recommended that you not rush and instead allow the information to consolidate in your mind.

Furthermore we recommend that you briefly review the previous day’s work before continuing each day. This will also consolidate the knowledge in your mind.

Requirements/Instructions

– Register with Apprentice Doctor Academy

– Enroll in Course

– Simulation Kit (optional but recommended to complete the practical projects and practice the techniques you learn)

Asepsis and Sterility Kit Contents

Click here to learn more about the Apprentice Doctor® Scrub for Surgery Simulation Kit

 

Certified Credits

Equivalent to twenty shadowing hours

Warnings

The Course and Kit are exclusively intended for classroom instructions (educational) and training purposes and NOT for any clinical uses or applications!

– The use of any of the items in the accompanying kit on a real human or animal patient is strictly prohibited!

– The course is intended for students in a variety of healthcare and medical professions –adult supervision and guidance is required for students ages 15-17. Not suitable for children under the age of 15!

– The Kit contains latex gloves (unless non-latex gloves were specifically ordered). Not suitable for any person with a latex allergy!

– The kit contains items that may pose a choking hazard to toddlers and babies – keep out of reach of these age groups.

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Dr Anton Scheepers

About the Course Author

Dr. Anton Scheepers is the founder and president of Apprentice Corporation, a company designing and promoting Apprentice Doctor® Simulation Practice Kits, Apprentice Doctor® Online Academy, and the Apprentice Doctor® Simulation Training Events.

Dr. Anton is a Specialist Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon with more than 45 years experience in the medical field.

He has completed rotations in General Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery.

Dr. Anton has had a colorful career which includes exploits such as treating leprosy patients in a large leprosarium, treating soldiers and civilians in a bush war in Africa, rendering medical services to prisoners – including death-row prisoners, and working with classified and dangerous psychiatric patients.

He started a medical sciences section in the largest Science Center in Africa – the Sci-Bono Discovery Science Center - and was involved with medical research in collaboration with Dr. Sandy Marks Jr. from the University of Massachusetts.

He is the head of the Premedical Sciences Department at the Solid Rock Community and Virtual Schools based in Tampa, Florida.

Authored Books Include:

- "For Future Doctors" Foundations

- How to Suture Wounds

- Venipuncture & Phlebotomy

- Orthopedic Fracture Reduction

- Surgical Aseptic Technique

- Obstetrics

Awards and Commendations Include:

- P Grant Smith Gold medal for Maxillofacial Surgery

- The College of Medicine Silver Medal in Maxillofacial Surgery

- The Michael and Janie Miller Prize Final Year Surgery

- Commendation for excellent service rendering by the Director of the Department of Health

- Commendation for excellent service rendering by the director of Prison services

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