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Pfiedler Education provides accredited continuing education for nurses and allied health professionals.
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Both tube dislodgement and medical device-related pressure injuries can lead to significant morbidity and mortality for the patient and potential legal and financial risks for healthcare organizations. This learning activity will outline the incidence, complications, and costs of unplanned extubation and medical device-related pressure injuries.
Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0
An overview of the types of chest drains, indications for effective use and key management factors will be described. The safe and effective use of chest drainage systems will be discussed so that nurses can provide high quality care for their patients to achieve optimal care outcomes.
Interoperability of medical devices, software, EHR, and caregiver personas remain one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today. This session will describe how advocacy for interoperability in the OR is necessary to improve patient safety, care equality, and outcomes, while reducing clinician burden and waste.
Uncover the importance of a dedicated robotics coordinator’s role in an efficient robotics team, and how to contain costs through efficiency measures. You’ll leave with Monday morning solutions that you can implement right away.
Ultrasound probes are used in nearly all departments in clinical settings including point of care situations such as the bedside and remote clinics. This continuing education covers best practices to prevent the transmission of infection.
Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0
The scope of this education activity will be limited to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) to provide more in-depth coverage of differentiating between available options, best practices for glucose control, barriers to adoption, costs, benefits, and key issues related to reimbursement.
This program reviews best practices for infection prevention, discusses patient risk stratification, and examines the impact of ciNPT in minimizing Surgical Site Complications in an ASC setting.
Learn how to assess each individual patient and implement risk assessment tools and evaluate the best support surfaces to prevent pressure injuries for characteristics such as ease-of-use, evidence-based best practices, and ability to allow for tissue reperfusion.
Credits CA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0, IAHCSM:2.0, NCCT:2.0
This continuing education activity provides a brief overview of the clinical impact and economic burden of SSIs today. The key characteristics of sterilization wrap materials that help reduce the risk for SSIs, with a focus on nonwoven double layer sterilization wrap, including test data that should be obtained from the manufacturer, will be reviewed.
Credits CA:1.0, NCCT:1.0
The intraoperative transfusion of blood and blood products is associated with increased healthcare costs and negative patient outcomes. To address these concerns and limit unnecessary transfusions, a variety of patient blood management strategies are available, including the use of topical hemostatic agents.