Disinfection Protocols for Healthcare IT Equipment - Help Reduce HAIs and Safeguard Patients

With the surge in EMR usage, keyboards and PCs are used widely in clinical care settings. But unlike medical equipment and high-touch environmental surfaces, these IT devices are rarely subject to infection prevention standards. Studies have demonstrated that over 80% of these devices might have significant microbial contamination which may include nosocomial pathogens like vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus species (VRE). Coupled with low (40%) compliance with the CDC's guidelines on hand hygiene, these ubiquitous computers and keyboards can lead to cross-contamination of patients.
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Maternal Mental Health: Risk Assessment and Intervention Before, During, and After Pregnancy

healthstream

During this webinar, Womens Health Integration Specialist, Susan Kendig, describes the four key components of the Maternal Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety Patient Safety Bundle. She also identifies a minimum of at least two resources regarding screening and interventions with potential for incorporation into their practice, and articulates a plan for a tiered response to the patient’s risk assessment and response to interventions
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RTLS is a Transformative Tool for Addressing Nursing and Biomedical Staff Shortages

Webinar Wednesday would like to thank our sponsor Sonitor. Sonitor is the leading developer and provider of unique, ultrasound technology that locates people and items in real-time with the most reliable, high definition accuracy within complex indoor environments.
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Telephone, Texts and the TCPA: Everything Healthcare Organizations Need to Know

Bloomberg

In a new webinar, Manatt provides an in-depth look at the TCPA and how it applies to healthcare communications, as well as discusses approaches for mitigating litigation risks. The session will present a detailed overview of TCPA regulations, restrictions, statutory damages and litigation trends. Participants will gain an understanding of consent requirements and what triggers them, the FCC’s definition of autodialers and the resulting challenges, and the distinctions between informational and marketing calls.
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 A Review of Validated Tools for Geriatric Assessment and How to Use Them

ACCC

Join in a practical review of validated geriatric assessment tools and learn how to incorporate them into your oncology practice. Logistics, including who can and should administer the assessment will also be included.
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