More patients are being discharged from the acute care setting requiring continued infusion therapy. Many of these individuals are being sent to skilled nursing facilities. Corey Bishop, RN, CRNI®, CRRN, the national director of infusion nursing for Omnicare Pharmacy Services, explains how transition of care is critical to improving outcomes, reducing rehospitalizations, and decreasing health care costs. Listen to this educational podcast today.
Nurses Needed to Develop the New Hemostasis Nursing Certification
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is developing a new certification in hemostasis nursing and needs nurses working in this specialty from across the country to assist in this exciting process. For more information on how you can get involved, contact Jocelyn Tobing at ANCC via e-mail (Jocelyn.Tobing@ana.org), or phone (301-628-5369), or click here to access the ANCC Content Expert Application.
We’re pleased to bring you two new podcasts with distinguished faculty on two important topics.
Best Practices for Implanted Vascular Access Ports, with Susanne Conley, MSN, RN, CPON®, ACONS®, and Identification and Management of Post-Thyroidectomy Hypocalcemia, with Virginia Strootman, RN, CRNI®, IgCN.
Two New Archived Webinars Available
- "Mandatory Reporting of CLABSI: Focusing on Post-Insertion Care," presented by Lisa A. Gorski, MS, HHCNS-BC, CRNI®, FAAN. For information and registration, click here.
- “Enhancing Accountable Care Through Improved CLABSI Outcomes,” presented by Roxane Perucca, RN, MS, CRNI®. For information and registration, click here.
BrightStar Care & Infusion Nurses Society Form Mutually Beneficial Partnership
Details about this exciting new collaboration are here.
New Podcast Available
Presented by Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC
Infusion therapy for the older adult population presents unique challenges. With more than 30 years' experience in infusion therapy, Kay Coulter has identified these challenges. She will be presenting "Successful Infusion Therapy in Older Adults" at INS 2015 in Louisville and joined us for a podcast to discuss the infusion needs for this growing population.
New Webinar Available
“Consequences of Central Venous Catheterization: Identification, Discussion, and Methods for Reduction of Common CVC and PICC Complications,” sponsored by Teleflex, is now streaming in the Knowledge Center and is FREE for members.
Safety Information Alerts
The latest Safety Information alerts are here.