Safer Critical Care: Resources to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) and Central Venous Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CVC-BSI)
National Quality Forum Safe Practices 19 and 20
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This program is a webinar presentation designed to help you and your hospital team understand and implement NQF-EndorsedTM Safe Practices 19 and 20. Renowned educators in the field will guide you in a special informational session about the importance and implementation of these Safe Practices.
Describe the impact of BSI/VAP* complications as it relates to the nation's healthcare patient population. *
Prepare for pay-for-performance requirements.
Discuss tools and resources from safe critical care AHRQ grant.
Describe success stories for sharing run-chart data and safety attitude questionnaire on critical care unit to improve safety culture.
Hear how high-performing organizations have successfully sustained BSI/VAP prevention programs.
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When: May 14, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET
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Charles R. Denham, MD
Chairman, Texas Medical Institute of Technology (TMIT)
Joan Reischel, RN, BSN, CCRN
Clinical Coordinator, Critical Care, The Medical Center of Aurora
Tom Talbot, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Chief Hospital Epidemiologist, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Richard J. Wall, MD, MPH
Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine, Southlake Clinic, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA
Mary E. Foley, MS, RN
Associate Director, Center for Research and Nursing Innovation, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Member, National Patient Safety Foundation Board of Directors; Advisory member, Partnership for Patient Safety (p4ps); Vice-President, ANA/California state association