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October 2018

“New Strategies in Treating Respiratory Failure—NIV & HFNO as Complementary Therapies”

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saxe Communications & Philips Healthcare* present..."New Strategies in Treating Respiratory Failure—NIV & HFNO as complementary therapies" Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) or the delivery of positive pressure ventilation delivered through a has become more common as its benefits are increasingly recognized. NIV has proven efficacy for hypercapnic respiratory failure, especially that due to COPD exacerbations. High-flow nasal cannula (HFNO) comprises an air/oxygen blender, an active humidifier, a single heated circuit, and a nasal cannula. HFNO has shown promise to treat hypoxic respiratory…

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November 2018

“Practice Makes Perfect: Implementing Mock Codes in Hospitals”

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Physio-Control* presents…“Practice Makes Perfect: Implementing Mock Codes in Hospitals” is an evolving field that allows trainees to practice skills, expand knowledge, and build self-confidence in a safe and controlled environment with no risk to patients. Mock codes, as part of resuscitation simulation, play an important role in improving performance in cardiac arrest resuscitation events in hospitals. These simulation exercises/mock codes can be extremely valuable in evaluating team dynamics and performance, as well as increasing confidence and knowledge of its members, particularly…

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“Improving Patient Outcomes & Decreasing Hospital Costs Through Nutrition”

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

HealthTrust & Abbott present..."Improving Patient Outcomes & Decreasing Hospital Costs Through Nutrition" Up to 50 percent of patients are malnourished upon admission to an acute care setting. This can impact clinical and financial performance measures throughout the patient journey, including lengths of stay, costs of care, mortality rates and readmissions. In this program,  KentuckyOne Health and CHI Memorial Health will share how their healthcare data assets were leveraged to implement a real-world Nutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (NQII) that included rapid…

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Save the Date – “Nutrition in the NICU: Human Milk Diet Provides Better Tolerance, Growth & Cost Effectiveness”

November 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

HealthTrust & Prolacta present..."Nutrition in the NICU: Human Milk Diet Provides Better Tolerance, Growth & Cost Effectiveness" Many clinicians are familiar with using cow’s milk-based products in very low birthweight (VLBW) infants as fortification. They are not as familiar with alternatives to these products, nor do they understand the potential patient benefits in avoiding this protein that is responsible for the most common food allergy in the 0 to two-year-old age range. This program will review the available evidence supporting…

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“Next Generation Silver Technology: Enhancing Silver to Address Wound Bioburden

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ConvaTec* & Wound Source Webinars present…“Next Generation Silver Technology: Enhancing Silver to Address Wound Bioburden” Despite advances in wound management technologies, the problem of chronic non-healing wounds continues. Chronic wounds negatively impact patients' quality of life and add significantly to treatment costs and costs associated with potential related litigation. A recent economic analysis of more than 8 million wounds in seniors estimated annual costs approaching $10 billion. Several factors contribute to wound chronicity, but wound infection and persistant bioburden continue…

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“Fever Management—Current Strategies in Patients With Infection”

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stryker* presents…“Fever Management—Current Strategies in Patients With Infection” Recent evidence on the management of fever in patients with infection/sepsis and the impact on patient outcomes have challenged traditional practice of critical care clinicians. This session reviews the current evidence regarding the monitoring of the patient with fever; the impact of fever on outcomes in patients with infection or sepsis; and the efficacy of antipyretic medications and physical cooling on fever. Learning Objectives  |  At the completion of this activity, the…

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“Technology for Public Health: Addressing Counterfeit Products”

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Green Electronics Council* presents…"Technology for Public Health: Addressing Counterfeit Products" Click here for more information. * NOTE: This is an industry resource-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.

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