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On-Demand Program: “Intra-Hospital Transport of Critically Ill Patients: How to Keep Them Safe”

Saxe Communications & Philips Healthcare* present a program in the Better Outcomes webinar series…“On-Demand Program: “Intra-Hospital Transport of Critically Ill Patients: How to Keep Them Safe”

There are potential challenges associated with intra-hospital transport and patient safety is of the utmost importance. The standard for intra-hospital transport is to provide the same level of care requiring connected physiological monitoring as within the ICU. This webinar will identify the risks and provide a workable framework to ensure patient safety. Strategies include stakeholder engagement, benefits of standardization, wireless assessment and testing to ensure alarms, trends and waveform will continue to be tracked and integrated.

Learning Objectives  |  At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand importance of stakeholder engagement in the design and implementation of seamless patient monitoring during transport.
  2. Explain the challenges and strategies for the transformation of healthcare data into information and knowledge for intra hospital patient transport using hospital wireless networks, data workflows, and standards.
  3. Design best practices for the seamless intra-hospital patient transport to ensure patient safety and data collection.

Presenter: Sheila Whalen, DNP, RN-BC  |  Clinical Integration Program Manager  |  Rush University Medical Center

Target Audience: Nurses & Respiratory Therapists.

Continuing Education credit is available for Nurses  and Respiratory Therapists:

  • This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477  and the
    Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032
  • This program has been approved for 1.0 Non-Traditional contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the
    American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving TX 75063

Support for this educational activity from Philips.

Questions should be directed to Saxe Communications or Phillips.

* NOTE: This is a contracted supplier-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.