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September 2022

On-Demand: “Standardization With a Hypochlorous Acid Preserved Wound Cleanser in Inpatient & Outpatient Settings: Theory & Practice”

Urgo Medical* & HMP Global's Learning Network* present..."Standardization With a Hypochlorous Acid Preserved Wound Cleanser in Inpatient & Outpatient Settings: Theory & Practice" Learning Objectives: At the end of this session attendees should be able to... Explain the science of hypochlorous acid preserved wound cleanser (HAPWOC) Examine standardization in the use of HAPWOC within the inpatient and outpatient settings Presenters: Joyce M. Black, Ph.D., RN, FAAN  |  Florence Niedfelt Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing  |  University of Nebraska Medical…

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On-demand Program: “Collaboration of Infection Prevention with Environmental Services (EVS)”

Pfiedler Education* presents an on-demand program: "Collaboration of Infection Prevention with Environmental Services (EVS)" The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the importance of collaboration between infection prevention and environmental services in developing strategies to combat the spread of infectious diseases within a healthcare facility. This on-demand program will: Discuss trends in cleaning and disinfection Outline newer technologies than can facilitate cleaning and disinfection Explore best practices for training staff in breaking the chain of infection A panel discussion with three infection…

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On-demand: “Optimizing Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Drug Delivery”

Pfiedler Education* presents..."Optimizing Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Drug Delivery" Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a widespread, debilitating disease that can significantly affect a person’s quality of life. The care pathway for patients with CRS involves a complex combination of medical and surgical therapy. While functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is a recognized treatment for CRS and various sinus disorders, the majority of these patients have symptom recurrence typically within one year after surgery, resulting in poor outcomes. Therefore, numerous perioperative…

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On-demand Program: “Redesigning Postdischarge Nutrition in the NICU”

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences & Mead Johnson* present an on-demand program..."Redesigning Postdischarge Nutrition in the NICU" Preterm birth affects 1 of every 10 infants in the United States. Improper nutrition in the NICU can result in impaired neurodevelopment, delayed cognitive development, retarded growth, and an increased risk for type 1 diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life. It is essential that the intake of protein, macronutrients, and micronutrients be provided at the right nutritional levels during their first…

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“Meet the Scientist Part 1—Science of Warming: Principles of Heat Transfer”

3M Healthcare Academy* presents…"Meet the Scientist Part 1—Science of Warming: Principles of Heat Transfer” As a result of physiologic responses to anesthesia, surgical patients are at risk of developing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia. Clinicians initiate preventive interventions such as forced air warming (FAW) to maintain patients’ core temperature. This webinar, presented by a 3M scientist and expert on heat transfer, will take a practical and interactive approach to a “deep dive” into the science behind FAW: • Overview of modes of…

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On-demand program: “COVID and CLABSI”

3M Health Care,* the Center for Healing Solutions* & HMP Global* present…“COVID and CLABSI” Learning Objectives  |  After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to: Discuss the impact COVID has had on CLABSI rates and explore changes needed moving forward Review INS guidelines and standards for BSI reduction bundles Assess process for policy updates and implementation Measure protocol changes and solutions for BSI management Presenter: Britt M. Meyer, RN, PhD, CRNI, VA-BC,NE-BC  |  Nurse Manager, Operations  |  Duke University Hospital  | …

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On-Demand: “The Balancing Effect: The Influence of pH on Chronic Wound Healing”

Urgo Medical* & HMP Global's Learning Network* present..."The Balancing Effect: The Influence of pH on Chronic Wound Healing" Learning Objectives: At the end of this session attendees should be able to... Explain association between wound pH and healing process and progress Correlate the beneficial impact of slightly acidic pH in controlling wound infection, increasing antimicrobial activity, altering protease activity, releasing oxygen, reducing toxicity of bacterial end products, and enhancing epithelialization and angiogenesis Recognize the deleterious effects of high pH in…

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On-demand webcast: “Improving Venous Leg Ulcer and Lymphedema Outcomes: A Focus on 2-Layer Compression Systems”

3M Health Care*, Medical Solutions Division and North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company present..."Improving Venous Leg Ulcer and Lymphedema Outcomes: A Focus on 2-Layer Compression Systems" Learning Objectives  |  After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:   Identify the pathophysiology of venous disease and phlebolymphedema Explore clinical decision-making prior to implementing compression to manage edema across the spectrum Examine the science and clinical application of 2-layer compression therapy Presenter: Suzie Ehmann,…

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Facility-based education: “Why Bone Cement Matters to Your Patient Outcomes”

Heraeus* presents…“Why Bone Cement Matters to Your Patient Outcomes” This programming is provided at no-cost to providers or facilities, and is intended for RNs, surgical techs, or other healthcare professionals who want to learn more or need to gain knowledge and skills in bone cement application techniques and best practices, cement properties, and resulting changes in patient outcomes. Attendees will have an active role in discussion as well as opportunities to ask questions and share experiences. Program Summary: There is…

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On-demand: “Impact of COVID-19 on Surveillance”

Pfiedler Education* presents...On-demand: "Impact of COVID-19 on Surveillance" Surveillance in the COVID-19 pandemic has faced a number of unprecedented challenges compared to other public health surveillance and reporting of diseases including testing issues, travel restrictions, and asymptomatic spread. This session will discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the approach to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) through surveillance and identify best practices for new standard work related to respiratory precautions. A panel discussion with three infection preventionists from across North America will share challenges…

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