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Pfiedler Education provides accredited continuing education for nurses and allied health professionals.
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Credit CA:1.0, NCCT:1.0
While great strides have been made in protecting the patient, perioperatively-acquired pressure injuries continue to occur. This program discusses factors that contribute to the formation of pressure injuries in surgical patients, pressure injuries identification and staging, and strategies to prevent perioperatively-acquired pressure injuries.
Credit CA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0, IAHCSM:2.0, NCCT:2.0
This continuing education focuses on what is required to maintain the sterile barrier. Although all types of packaging systems are discussed, the primary focus is on wrap and rigid sterilization containers and how to maintain them. Pre-purchase evaluation, use, between use care and maintenance, preventive maintenance and storage are covered.
As Healthcare systems face the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including significant staffing constraints and budgeting challenges, implementing enhanced environmental hygiene protocols, such as UV room disinfection, with optimal efficiency is key. This educational webinar will provide a comprehensive primer sharing best practices for efficient and effective UV room disinfection. Dr. Ashish Mathur reviews best practices for implementing UV disinfection that fits into your operational workflow instead of disrupting it.
Healthcare providers working in the neonatal intensive care unit often care for patients who have vascular access devices. In this program, we will review umbilical catheters and peripherally inserted central line catheters relating to the neonatal patient. Providers must be aware of proper insertion considerations and appropriate care for these devices to decrease the risk of potentially serious complications.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) represents a major cause of mortality in the United States, contributing to approximately 30% of all injury-related deaths. This program will describe clinical strategies to leverage advanced analytics in multi-modality monitoring to influence care in the intensive care unit (ICU). Faculty will invite questions and stimulate an interactive environment for learning.
Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0
This program explains why the accurate detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) is so important. Symptoms of and risk factors for AF are outlined, and methods of detecting it are described, including short-term (up to 30 days) and long-term (up to 4.5 years) cardiac monitoring.