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2015 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition

May 19th – 21st, San Diego, California, Booth 1439

The Philips Education Theatre presented informative 25-minute sessions at NTI 2015. Knowledgeable speakers presented a variety of today’s important clinical topics that matter to you, your health care organization, and your patients. Topics relate to critical care solutions including:

 

  • Prepare for 2016
  • Care transformation
  • Early detection, early rescue
  • Hospital acquired infection

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Theatre presentations:

SESSION: Wake Up! From Alarm Fatigue
 

S Jill Ley,

RN, MS, CNS, FAAN

 

This session provides a comprehensive, data-driven strategy to reduce nuisance alarms from varied clinical devices and improve patient safety, in alignment with the new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) for alarm management.

SESSION: Capnography in Cardiac Arrest – The Only Parameter to Monitor Both Ventilation and Perfusion

Thomas Ahrens, 

PhD, RN, FAAN

 

Capnography can be used in resuscitation to identify the adequacy of ventilation, but more importantly, the adequacy of perfusion. It is the only parameter that can monitor both. In addition, by monitoring perfusion, capnography provides real time information on return of circulation (ROSC) and survival prediction. Case studies will illustrate the simple but powerful impact of capnography in cardiac resuscitation.

SESSION: Resuscitation of Cardiac Arrest: Are You Prepared?
 

S Jill Ley, 

RN, MS, CNS, FAAN

 

This session discusses risk factors for cardiac arrest and timely interventions for bedside providers that promote neurologic survival, evidence-based strategies to facilitate early defibrillation and optimize resuscitation efforts, and key recommendations for unique patient populations.

SESSION: Saving Face: Strategies to Reduce Skin Breakdown During NIV Therapy

Cyndi White,

MSc, RRT-NPS, FAARC

 

Stage III and IV pressure ulcers are preventable hospital acquired conditions; however, they are no longer reimbursable. This session provides practical strategies and tactics for the bedside clinician to reduce mask-related redness on the patient’s face and prevent hospital acquired pressure sores.

SESSION: Bugs Be Gone: Reducing HAIs and Streamlining Care

  

Susan Whitney

Susan Whitney,

RN, BSN, PCCN, BME, MM

 

This session will discuss hospital-acquired infections and the impact disposable ECG leads have on patient safety and intra-hospital patient transport by reducing cross contamination, artifact, and false alarms, as well as improving clinical workflow and efficiency.

SESSION: How to Identify the Most Important Alarm Signals to Manage

Lisa A. Pahl,

RN, BSN, MSN

 

Ruth Wilson,

RN, MHS

 

This session will provide an overview and case study on how to capture and analyze patient monitoring alarm signals in order to create data-driven modifications in both practice and alarm settings to decrease nuisance alarms and enhance patient care that are aligned with the new Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal on Alarm Management.

Critical Care Solutions at NTI

Prepare for 2016

 

Alarm system management solutions from Philips Healthcare help optimize your alarm management program to comply with National Patient Safety Goals

 

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Care transformation

 

Our patient monitoring portfolio spans care environments, patient acuity levels, and clinical requirements.

 

 

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Early detection, early rescue

 

Intervene early on the general ward – activate your rapid response team quickly using IntelliVue Guardian Solution from Philips Healthcare.

 

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Reducing hospital acquired infection

 

Critical care solutions from Philips Healthcare provide you with tools to help reduce cross-contamination and preempt infections

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