2016 Spring National AP Neonatal Nurses Conference

202 - The VAP Trap and CLABSIs: Ventilator Associated Pneumonias and Central Line Infections in the NICU

Apr 23, 2016 9:00am ‐ Apr 23, 2016 10:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.

Session Description:
Come explore the VAP and CLABSI dilemma including common causes, diagnosis, prevention, reporting guidelines, the implications for patient outcomes, and the effect on future health care dollars.
 
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • State the definition and causes of CLABSI’s.
  • State the definition and causes of VAP’s.
  • Compare associated healthcare costs of a single CLABSI or a single VAP.
  • Describe prevention measures for VAP’s and CLABSI’s.

Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • Complete and submit the evaluation for this CNE activity
 
Accreditation
Provider, Academy of Neonatal Nursing, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 6261; and Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #FBN 3218, content code 2505.
 
The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
 
Release Date: April 24, 2016
Expiration Date: April 24, 2019
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.

Disclaimer: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing assumes no responsibility or liability for the content presented. Care of the infant should always be individualized and no one source relied upon for information regarding aspects of care. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by ANN, ANA, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

Speaker(s):

  • Bryan Darling, MD, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director, Women's and Children's Respiratory Care, Women's Hospital, North Mississippi Medical Center
Tags: NIC 1 NNP 2

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The VAP Trap and CLABSIs: Ventilator Associated Pneumonias and Central Line Infections in the NICU Exam

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