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SOUND THE ALARM! Managing Alarm Fatigue 12-9-14

Presenter: Adelle Lotinsky, MSN, LifeCare Hospitals

When: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CT

Cost: Free

ECRI Institue identifies alarm hazards as its Top Health Technology Hazard for 2012 and 2013!  The Joint Commission issued and April 2013 Sentinel Event Alert on alarm fatigue and has instituted a NPSG on managing clinical alarms for 2014!  As the nuber of medical devices continues t increase- each with its own alarm- so does he potential impact on patient safety.  This program provides information t healthcare workers ont he complexity of managing alarm fatigue.  At the cnclusion of this program te learner should be able to describe te causes and impact of alarm fatigue, outline the causes of nuisance n false-positive alarms, explain the impact of alarm fatigue on patient safety, summarize the impact of false-positive and nuisance alarms on patient safety, examine the evidence-based implementation strategies fr improving patient safety, list clinician-led strategies for individualizing patients' alarm parameters.

**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. CT to receive full credit.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar. For registration assistance, please contact Danielle Peterson at 469-241-5138 or Danielle.Peterson@lifecare-hospitals.com.

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