Conference Learning sessions are recorded at INS meetings. CRNI® units earned from this category can be used to fulfill the requirement of attending an INS national meeting.
Aseptic Non-Touch Technique (ANTT®): Reducing Health Care-Acquired Infections through StandardizationContains 2 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Recorded On: 05/21/2018
Health care workers are the primary vectors of infection during invasive clinical procedures and maintenance of invasive medical systems. Health care organizations can reduce this clinical risk and subsequent infection rates significantly by implementing aseptic nontouch technique, a standard approach to aseptic technique.
The Trifecta of Collaboration: Skin Integrity, Infection Prevention, and Vascular AccessContains 2 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Recorded On: 05/21/2018
After the session, attendees will be able to name two techniques that enhance the care of central vascular access devices and compare and contrast three professional viewpoints on catheter care.
Evidence-based Central Vascular Access Management: A Call to Action!Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/21/2018
Central vascular access devices (CVADs) can be in place from hours to weeks and even long after. This session will discuss the requirement for evidence-based, postinsertion vascular access management to reduce clinical and economic risks from hospital to home.
Central Vascular Access Devices: Case Studies of ComplicationsContains 2 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Recorded On: 05/21/2018
Complications related to central vascular access devices (CVADs) during insertion, management, and removal may result in increased patient morbidity and/or mortality, as well as higher health care costs. This session will discuss CVAD-associated bloodstream and local infections, dislodgment, occlusion, thrombosis, breakage, and migration.
The National Opioid CrisisContains 2 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Recorded On: 05/08/2017
After the session, attendees will be able to evaluate when a patient has become addicted to opioids and develop a care plan for patients who present with an opioid addiction to include psychosocial issues and pain management control.
Truth and Consequences of Intravenous Drug AddictionContains 2 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Recorded On: 05/08/2017
After the session, attendees will recognize comorbidities associated with intravenous drug abuse and interventions to mitigate the impact in health care.
CDC Guidelines and Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice: Defining the DifferenceContains 2 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Recorded On: 05/07/2017
After the session, attendees will be able to apply the 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice and the 2011 CDC BSI guidelines, and analyze the differences between the two.
Blood Components and Indications for UseContains 2 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Recorded On: 05/17/2016
The vital components of whole blood are efficiently separated and prepared for administration based on patient need. Understanding the indications for use of each component is one part of AABBs Patient Blood Management program. This session will discuss four major blood components and the indications for use of each.