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2017 Spring National AP Neonatal Nurses Conference


Is Something Bugging Your Babies? Eliminating Blood Stream Infections in the NICU


Apr 21, 2017 9:00am ‐ Apr 21, 2017 10:00am


Credits: None available.

Free

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: Blood stream infections acquired in the NICU are associated with worse short- and long-term outcomes. In many cases, through a targeted quality improvement process, blood stream infection rates can be reduced or eliminated. Strategies to engage all health care team members and families, identifying modifiable risks, pitfalls and tips for success are part of this lively discussion.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Explain strategies to reduce blood stream infections in the NICU.
  • Discuss implications of standardized processes and audits to identify sources of infection.

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 19, 2017
Expiration Date: April 30, 2020
 
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):

  • Stacey Dalgleish, MN, NNP, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services

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