”Real-World Evidence: Proven Results in Pressure Injury Prevention”

In recognition of STOP PRESSURE ULCER DAY on 11.16.17: Mölnlycke Health Care presents…”Real-World Evidence: Proven Results in Pressure Injury Prevention” Dr. William Padula will discusses the results of a recent study, conducted over 1.03 million patient admissions to 38 Academic Medical Centers and published in JWOCN, “Effectiveness and Value of Prophylactic 5-Layer Foam Sacral Dressings […]

”Real-World Evidence: Proven Results in Pressure Injury Prevention”

In recognition of STOP PRESSURE ULCER DAY on 11.16.17: Mölnlycke Health Care presents…”Real-World Evidence: Proven Results in Pressure Injury Prevention” Dr. William Padula will discusses the results of a recent study, conducted over 1.03 million patient admissions to 38 Academic Medical Centers and published in JWOCN, “Effectiveness and Value of Prophylactic 5-Layer Foam Sacral Dressings […]

“Simulation on Any Budget: Maximizing Your Impact on Patient Safety”

ICON presents…In recognition of 2017 Fall Respiratory Care Week, ICON offers the following webinar free to its members: “Simulation on Any Budget: Maximizing Your Impact on Patient Safety” Learning Objectives Describe what aspects of simulation have a positive effect on learning Define fidelity and its impact on simulation participants List options for simulation, including low, […]

“Reducing the Risk of Medical Device Tubing Misconnections”

HealthTrust presents… “Reducing the Risk of Medical Device Tubing Misconnections” Download PDF of this Presentation          Listen to a recording of this presentation It has been nearly a decade since The Joint Commission first issued the Sentinel Alert regarding tubing misconnections, and we are still seeing facilities hesitant to transition to a […]

“Ask the Experts: Addressing the Patient Safety Issues of Residual Paralysis”

As part of the “Ask the Experts” webinar series, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) presents… “Ask the Experts: Addressing the Patient Safety Issues of Residual Paralysis” This activity will focus on current issues related to neuromuscular blockade and reversal. The faculty will address the key issues and provide practice pearls for physicians and […]

“Patient Safety Risk Assessments in Behavior Health Rooms, Units and Facilities: Patient Risk Driven Design”

W.W. Grainger, Inc. presents… “Patient Safety Risk Assessments in Behavior Health Rooms, Units and Facilities: Patient Risk Driven Design” During this no cost, one hour educational webinar, we will examine how Behavioral health units, facilities and psychiatric hospitals are very different than general hospitals. In fact, they are complete opposites in many ways. This webinar […]

Posey Offers Nursing Continuing Education on Patient Safety, Falls and Wound Management

Posey offers a number of online resource for nurses in the areas of Patient Safety, Falls and Wound Management. All courses are carefully selected to provide participants with strategies that have been utilized by clinicians around the country in order to improve the safety of patients. Posey is an approved provider by the California Board […]

Preventing Electrosurgical Burns During Endoscopy

This program will review the physics of capacitive coupling and insulation failure during minimally invasive surgery (MIS), as well as patient hazards associated with the use of monopolar electrosurgery during MIS procedures. The economic impact of electrosurgery injuries will also be discussed, and technologies that protect against leakage and prevent patient injuries during MIS will be outlined. Current professionally recommended practices and the responsibilities of perioperative team members related to patient safety during MIS procedures will be reviewed.

Champions: The Path to Fall Prevention

Between 700,000 and 1,000,000 patient falls occur in hospitals every year resulting in significant patient injury, patient death, extended lengths of stay, increased cost of care and loss of patient independence. While most organizations continue to focus on this issue, many struggle to consistently achieve improved outcomes. A unified effort among the interprofessional team including team members at the point of care and organizational leaders can help achieve this goal. One model that can be successfully employed is to harness the unique and valuable insight into clinical and operational practices from point of care champions.

Complications of Care: A Case of MIS Competency

This presentation will look at the development of MIS procedures and the efforts of healthcare professionals aimed at achieving positive patient outcomes.