Corporate Partner 3M

3M™ is pleased to be a corporate partner of the BACCN. 3M is a renowned manufacturer of innovative medical products that help prevent infection and promote wound healing.

At 3M we have an unparalleled ability to connect science, clinical insight and people, to find solutions that make better health care possible. Our unique collaborative culture and engagement with healthcare professionals around the world enables us to develop proven technologies for high quality, cost-effective care. From prevention of skin breakdown and managing complex wounds, to keeping people free from preventable infections when their lives depend upon it.

We are very excited about this opportunity to collaborate more closely with critical care nurses. We look forward to working together to support patient care through innovative solutions such as Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant and Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressings.

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3M Events

Supporting clinician wellbeing

Webinar: Tips and Considerations in the use of PPE

At the end of this 30minute course, you will be able to:

  1. Explore alternative respiratory protection options to meet your needs.
  2. Communicate more effectively when wearing PPE.
  3. Implement skin safety techniques related to PPE use.
  4. Take positive steps to overcome challenges and encourage wellbeing.

 The live webinar has now taken place.  You can access the webinar HERE


Personal protection in the OR

Webinar: Personal Protective Equipment in the Operating Room

At the end of this 30 minute course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the considerations and challenges for PPE in the OR.
  2. Know the definition of an aerosol generating procedure and list the AGPs in your daily work.
  3. Explain the differences between different respiratory protection options.

 The live webinar has now taken place.  You can access the webinar HERE


3M Webinars Available to Access

3M™ education team have prepared two webinars to help healthcare professionals to protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring the safe use of respirators in clinical settings and protection of skin when delivering care.  Both of these resources are free to access:

How to protect your skin when delivering care

At the end of this 30min course, you will:

  1. Understand which products can help to prevent skin damage to the face related to the prolonged wearing of Personal Protective Equipment
  2. Understand which products can help to prevent skin damage caused by excessive handwashing

 The live webinar has now taken place.  You can access the webinar HERE


How to ensure the safe use of respirators in clinical settings

At the end of this 30min course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the differences between a respirator and a surgical face mask
  2. Understand the importance of a good seal around your respirator
  3. Apply and remove respirators safely

The live webinar has now taken place. Please check back soon for the recording.