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April 2021

On-demand Program: “The Efficacy of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Perioperative Temperature Management”

3M Health Care*, Medical Solutions Division and North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Global Company present... "The Efficacy of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Perioperative Temperature Management" Learning Objectives  |  After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to: Review the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) evidence Identify which ERAS guidelines recommend intraoperative normothermia Review the latest ERAS guideline updates Define how ERAS guidelines are developed Presenters: Kelli Holzwarth, MSN, RN, CMSRN  | …

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“PERT, No Longer a 70’s Shampoo!”

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

HealthTrust presents..."PERT, No Longer a 70's Shampoo!" Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is the third leading cause of death behind heart attack and stroke.  Prompt diagnosis and treatment can improve survival significantly.  Currently, there is a lack of standardization of care for patients presenting with massive or submassive PE. An opportunity exists to educate members on the benefits of adopting a PERT system of care, similar to STEMI and stroke care.  This session will provide the audience with a brief overview of…

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“COVID-19 Impact to Hospital-acquired Infections: Pivot Back to Prevention”

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

3M Health Care Academy* presents..."COVID-19 Impact to Hospital-acquired Infections: Pivot Back to Prevention" Join our presenter for an in-depth look at hospital-acquired infection trends during COVID-19. Plus, discuss the causes of increased central line-association bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates and how to re-implement important infection prevention strategies. Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, particpants should be able to: Understand the trends in hospital acquired infections during the initial surges of COVID-19. Discuss and explore the causes of increased…

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“Pharmacist’s Role in the Management of Acute Stroke”

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

HealthTrust presents..."Pharmacist's Role in the Management of Acute Stroke" Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States, About 87% of strokes are ischemic strokes.  Patients who receive reperfusion therapy within less than 3-4.5 hours have been shown to have improved neurological outcomes. Pharmacists can help evaluate tPA contraindications, calculate the tPA dose, review medical histories and medication lists, manage blook pressure, reconstitute tPA, counsel on the risk and benefits of…

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On-Demand Program: “Post-Operative Mastectomy: Complications & Care”

April 23
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 23 of the month, repeating until October 23, 2021

Saxe Communications* presents...“Post-Operative Mastectomy: Complications & Care” Breast Cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the US and is the second leading cause of cancer-related death after lung cancer. Treatment strategies include, either alone or in combination, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy as well as newer, innovative approaches. Surgery, however, is often the first-line treatment modality. This presentation will focus on the complications associated with surgery and adjunctive therapies that can include post-surgical pain, wound infection, hematoma, lymphedema, and…

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On-demand: “Sepsis 101 for Nurses”

April 23
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 23 of the month, repeating until August 24, 2021

Sepsis Alliance* presents...Sepsis 101 for Nurses "Sepsis 101 for Nurses" Training Module Nurses commonly witness crucial initial changes in a patient's signs and symptoms—the very signs and symptoms that can indicate an infection is developing into sepsis. Since sepsis is difficult to identify, especially in the early stages when treatment is most effective, it is necessary for nurses to have the tools and education they need to recognize sepsis quickly.  This training module fills the need for ongoing, readily accessible,…

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“An Update on the COVID-19 Vaccines: Lessons Learned for Optimizing Vaccine Awareness and Availability”

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Owens & Minor* presents…"An Update on the COVID-19 Vaccines: Lessons Learned for Optimizing Vaccine Awareness and Availability" This webinar program will review the COVID-19 vaccines that are currently available as part of the Emergency Use Authorization Process, along with their unique differences. In addition, evidence-based approaches to vaccine communications with both patients and healthcare providers will be reviewed. Presenter: Dr. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, IP-BC, CPPS, CFER, FNAP  |  President & CEO  Community Health Associates, LLC  |…

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On-Demand Webinars on Positional OSA Series

April 24
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 24 of the month, repeating until October 24, 2021

As part of its Better Outcomes Webinar Series, Saxe Communications & Philips* present…On-Demand Webinars on Positional OSA Series Today, managing sleep patients has proven difficult—from diagnosis to patient acceptance to successful treatment and adherence. To help improve patient acceptance and adherence, we need to reconsider how we diagnose sleep disorders, treat sleep patients more efficiently and make therapy easier to use. The webinar series focuses on treating positional OSA, new positional alternative therapy now available and clinical evidence to support…

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“Why Wound Care?” on-demand programs for Practicing Clinicians

April 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

HMP* presents 40..."Why Wound Care?"on-demand programs for Practicing Clinicians 6.5 million U.S. patients are affected by non-healing wounds each year. With our aging population and the increase in diabetes and obesity these numbers will continue to rise. The need for specialized wound care clinicians has never been greater. Over 40 presentations on key wound care topics were developed by leading educators within this field as a way to encourage students and clinicians to consider a career as a wound care…

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On-Demand Program: “Decreasing Risks of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Optimizing Outcomes During a Healthcare Crisis”

April 26
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 26 of the month, repeating until November 30, 2021

Center for Healing Solutions & 3M Health Care Academy* present..."Decreasing Risks of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Optimizing Outcomes During a Healthcare Crisis" With a focus on optimizing outcomes during a healthcare crisis, this on-demand activity discusses the impact of surgical site infections and details strategies for setting up your patients for successful discharge and avoiding readmission. Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to: Recognize the impact of surgical site infections Review…

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