You wouldn't know what was going on. At ORIMtec Online, we believe quality education raises the standard of care leading to improved surgical outcomes and greater quality of life for the surgical candidate.
Rancho Cordova, CA (PRWEB) August 4, 2008
ORIMtec, a leading provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring in Northern California, introduces ORIMtec Online. ORIMtec Online is a virtual classroom providing the first online, interactive training classes for spinal neural monitoring--classes not found elsewhere, on or off line. You can participate in ORIMtec Online classes from anywhere, with a phone, a computer and Internet access. Seven, one-hour, interactive classes are available and cover the practical application of advanced monitoring in the operating room.
Today's Internet makes online learning easy, but an online, interactive classroom for neurophysiological monitoring has never been done before. ORIMtec Online's virtual classroom is the industry first. Instituting this state-of-the-art technology, ORIMtec Online encourages interactive participation in subject matter not available elsewhere. The seven classes ORIMtec's education staff teaches are: Introduction to the Operating Room - Infectious Disease Control, Pre-induction Protocol, Anatomy, X-ray, MRI and Conditions of the Spine, Surgical Procedures and Instruments, Anesthetic Agents, and Wave Form Recognition and Trouble Shooting.
"Over the years we have tried to find training in local colleges and hospitals for our technologists in areas such as operating room protocol and sterile technique to prepare them before entering that hostile environment," said Richard Slepian, President of ORIMtec. "When a sterile field is contaminated, the surgery may come to a halt until resolved. I wouldn't want to be the person responsible."
ORIMtec Online classes do not teach how to monitor. The classes are designed to teach what neurotechnologists don't learn for licensing -- how to apply the modalities they've already been taught. This is critical information and necessary to the skilled neurotechnologists, but usually only acquired though experience in an operating room. ORIMtec shares its experience through this series of innovative classes.
Comprehensive, multimodality monitoring requires an understanding of the surgical procedure. Through ORIMtec Online is it possible to get some of that experience outside surgery. Surgeons don't narrate. Yet a neurotechnologist must know what to monitor. Knowing the surgical instruments provides the clue. Knowledge of surgical procedures, sequences and instruments means successfully directing your monitoring efforts in the most efficient way. ORIMtec Online classes are designed to teach this crucial information.
"You wouldn't take a cross country trip without a road map. Why would you go into an O.R. without knowing the protocol and technical aspects of the procedure?" asked Slepian. "You wouldn't know what was going on. At ORIMtec Online, we believe quality education raises the standard of care leading to improved surgical outcomes and greater quality of life for the surgical candidate."
For more information about ORIMtec Online, you can contact Richard Slepian at ORIMtec Online (877) 636-0112 or visit http://www.orimtec.com.
ORIMtec, the industry leader in providing Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IOM), a cutting-edge, biomedical service that reduces the risk of injury to the nervous system during head, neck and back surgeries. ORIMtec's mission is to enhance the safety of the surgical procedure and improve the quality of patient care, using IOM to maximize positive surgical outcomes. ORIMtec provides surgical monitoring that raises the standard of care.
Richard Slepian, President