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Does Certification in Vascular Access Matter? Insights from the National Picc 1 Survey

Background: Growing use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) has led to the development of certification programs for PICC operators. Much like the debate regarding certification in medicine, whether such certification influences clinical care is [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Does Certification in Vascular Access Matter? Insights from the National Picc 1 Survey

ENDING ENDOSCOPY DELAY: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCE INPATIENT ENDOSCOPY DELAYS

Background: Endoscopies are commonly performed in the inpatient setting, and successful completion frequently requires close coordination among nurses, hospitalists, gastroenterologists, and anesthesiologists. Given the complexity of this multidisciplinary involvement, as well as variability in patient [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:30:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement, Winners|Comments Off on ENDING ENDOSCOPY DELAY: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCE INPATIENT ENDOSCOPY DELAYS

NURSING PERCEPTIONS OF INDEPENDENT PHARMACY BEDSIDE MEDICATION DELIVERY SERVICE

Background: Bedside medication delivery (BMD) and teaching by pharmacy is gaining popularity as an important component of safe hospital discharge. Having medications in hand at time of discharge and education with home medications has been [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:05+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on NURSING PERCEPTIONS OF INDEPENDENT PHARMACY BEDSIDE MEDICATION DELIVERY SERVICE

Vascular Access Nursing Experience, Practice, Knowledge and Beliefs: Results from the National Picc1 Survey

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are essential devices used to provide central venous access. However, they are often placed inappropriately, leading to unnecessary risk of PICC-related complications. Vascular access operators typically place the majority [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Vascular Access Nursing Experience, Practice, Knowledge and Beliefs: Results from the National Picc1 Survey