Journal & Resources
Training & Events
Training & Events
2021
12
Aug
2021
Webinar
Implementing a Bundle-Based Improvement Initiative to Prevent CAUTIs in the ICU
Date/Time:
August 12, 2021 - 12 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Holly Shadle, DNP, CRNP, nurse practitioner in the dermatology department at UPMC Williamsport and adjunct faculty for the nursing department at the Pennsylvania College of Technology

Description:

Holly Shadle, DNP, CRNP, nurse practitioner in the dermatology department at UPMC Williamsport and adjunct faculty for the nursing department at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, will:

• Explain the negative implications of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and why reduction is so important,
• Identify the most effective evidence-based intervention strategies for CAUTI reduction,
• Describe two practice-based interventions used for the initiative,
• Identify the three educational components necessary for achieving successful CAUTI reduction, and
• Describe how this initiative could be implemented and sustained in larger acute care settings and could be adapted to reduce other healthcare-associated infections.

1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.


18
Aug
2021
Webinar
Vaccines — The Safer Substitute
Date/Time:
August 18, 2021 - 12 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority, will discuss the importance of vaccinations for everyone, describe the role vaccination plays in developing immunity, discuss how community immunity helps prevent the spread of disease, and the three vaccinations important to healthcare workers.

1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.


©2021 Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority