Delivering on the 2013 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) & Related Topics ( Patient Safety)
Albert Heuer PhD, RRT, RPFT-NPS
Resistant pathogens are increasingly common in the ICU. These organisms increase mortality and length of stay for patients. This lecture will further your understanding on how to recognize these pathogens in the ICU and how to reduce the spread of these pathogens
• Review the Healthcare Landscape
• Review The Joint Commission (TJC) National
Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs)
• Describe Some Major Changes to the NPSGs
• Review progress which has, or has not been
made, including specific measures to address
• Review Other Safety Organizations & Strategies
Continuing Education for Respiratory Therapists
This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063.
To receive your 3.0 contact hour CRCE you must complete this post test with a grade 70% or greater after reviewing the video below.All the questions will be based on the video below. A certificate will be printed when you successfully complete the post test.
Taking test for Ethical Considerations for Health Care Profesionals
To take the post test for Ethical Considerations for Health Care Professionals. Please click on the link below "Take our online test" and you will be brought to ClassMarker. When you successfully finish the test on ClassMarker, you will be brought to a third link for "Meet Your New Patient Safety Officer: Patty Patient".