Never Events and Hospital -Acquired Infections SERIES: Prevention Practices

This program will discuss nursing practices that can prevent Never Events many of which are already in place in healthcare institutions.

This series has been updated with a new title to emphasize Hospital-Acquired Conditions, and to reflect the CMS's revised organization of Hospital-Acquired Conditions into the following 10 categories:
1. Foreign Object Retained After Surgery
2. Air Embolism
3. Blood Incompatibility
4. Stage III and IV Pressure Ulcers
5. Falls and Trauma
6. Manifestations of Poor Glycemic Control
7. Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
8. Vascular Catheter-Associated Infection
9. Surgical Site Infection following:--Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) - Mediastinitis--Bariatric Surgery--Orthopedic Procedures
10. Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)/Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Price: $265.00 USD

Product ID: MED763
Year: 2009
Duration: 17:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control, Legal Aspects of Nursing
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