Christie Chapman, RN, BSN, CIC Infection Preventionist II University of California at San Diego
Beth Gore, PhD Director of Outreach Association for Vascular Access
Judy Thompson Clinical Educator and Past President Association for Vascular Access
IP Competency: Novice, Proficient, Expert
Duration: 60 minutes Available through: 12/31/2019
Every IP understands the importance and high priority of good patient outcomes and works to track and guide interventions that supports this priority. One outcome that we may be overlooking is Peripheral IV (PIV) bloodstream infection (BSI).Peripheral IV catheterization (PIC) is the most common invasive procedure performed on hospitalized patients. PIV insertion and maintenance provides a potential risk for a number of safety incidents, including microbial growth in the bloodstream, infiltration, leakage, catheter obstruction and phlebitis. This webinar will attempt to provide data on the prevalence of PIV BSI and definitions used identify them. Since most IPs are not vascular access specialists by background, we would like to provide education around the nuances of vasculature, guidance from vascular experts and potential bundles and education that can assist in decreasing our patient's risk for PIV BSI. Finally, we would like to explore patient advocacy and the potential voice IPs are going to have in the future of PIV BSI.
Discuss data on the prevalence of PIV BSI and definitions used identify them
Describe at least one concept around knowledge of vascular preservation in patients
Identify at least two ways to assist in decreasing our patient's risk for PIV BSI
Explore the potential voice IPs are going to have in the future of PIV BSI
Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at onelocation and an unlimited number of participants from your organizationin one listening room.
Nursing contact hours: 1
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Accreditation Statement: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology,Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing educationby the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission onAccreditation.
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No speaker or planning committee member disclosed any financial or commercial interest that affected this educational activity.
This program is made possibleby an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies.