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Continuing Education

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Effects of Oral Care for the Mechanically Ventilated Patient - 092413
09/24/2013

Presenter: Sandy Ruth, RN, BSN

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST

Cost: Free

This program provides information to healthcare workers on the clinical impact of poor oral hygiene, social factors that influence poor oral hygiene, the epidemiology of oral bacteria, the risk factors that lead to VAP, the need for oral care in the ventilated patient, and best practice VAP prevention guidelines. Provides a 1-hour CE credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification Approval# 20136443, the National Association of Social Workers Approval #886554285-2233, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for 1 Contact Hour, Synergy CERP Category A, File Number 00018475.

**Individual participation/login is required for credit unless you are attending a hosted webinar by a LifeCare employee.

**As a reminder, a full hour of webinar participation is mandatory by CCMC, NASW and AACN to receive a continuing education certificate. You are required to view the webinar from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST to receive full credit.

**Please log in 10 minutes before the start of the program to download the software to your computer.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar. For registration assistance, please contact Stacy Atchison at 469-241-5114 or stacy.atchison@lifecare-hospitals.com.

Registration Link: http://lifecare-hospitals.adobeconnect.com/oralcare2/event/registration.html

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