is plenty of continuing education out there. However, there's no way to take
advantage of that continuing education if a facility doesn’t have a liaison to the
staff. That’s the educator’s role. That’s the first person I connect with at the
hospital because (Action Products) offers some educational programs. I feel
that is a service to the hospital.
SP: What is your opinion on the products that are
available on the market right now? Whether that’s
tables, positioners, etc., are they where they need
to be in terms of effectiveness to prevent patient
and staff injuries?
Froloff: Yes, but it all goes back to the practices in the operating room. They
need to be consistent. People need to understand how to use these products
properly. This is an ongoing process. It’s all about going back to basics and
using common sense. It's also about the ability to look at your patient and
being able to interview your patient, so that you have an awareness of what the