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National Patient Safety Goals 2022
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(Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2022), 22 mins
This program describes the following patient safety goals: Improve the accuracy of patient and newborn identification Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers Improve the safety of using medications Reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections Improve the safety of clinical alarm sys...
(Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2022), 22 mins
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National Patient Safety Goals for Long Term Care 2022
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(Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2022), 15 mins
The following goals, and the elements of practice to meet these goals, are described in this program: Improve the accuracy of resident identification. Improve the safety of using medications Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections. Reduce the risk of resident harm resulting from falls. Prevent healthc...
(Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2022), 15 mins
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Applied Phlebotomy, Part II, Preventing Preanalytical Errors
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produced by Center for Phlebotomy Education, in Applied Phlebotomy, Part II (Cheboygan, MI: Center for Phlebotomy Education, 2021), 38 mins
This video discusses 12 of the most common errors those who draw, process, handle, store and transport blood samples commit that alter test results. The effects of prolonged tourniquet time, order of draw, complications with IV fluids, fasting and more are highly detailed with emphasis on their impact on test resu...
produced by Center for Phlebotomy Education, in Applied Phlebotomy, Part II (Cheboygan, MI: Center for Phlebotomy Education, 2021), 38 mins
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EKG Interpretation and Response, 2, Sinus Dysrhythmias
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in EKG Interpretation and Response, 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with an explanation of terms that are key to understanding dysrhythmias, as well as important information about each type of dysrhythmia. This information is extremely valuable to the nurse's ability to identify and analyze sinus dysrhythmias when they occur in patie...
in EKG Interpretation and Response, 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
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EKG Interpretation and Response, 3, Atrial Dysrhythmias, Junctional Dysrhythmias, Heart Block
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in EKG Interpretation and Response, 3 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 19 mins
The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with information that is key to understanding the characteristics and interventional protocols for treating atrial dysrhythmias, junctional dysrhythmias and the various types of heart block. This information is extremely valuable to the nurse's ability to identify an...
in EKG Interpretation and Response, 3 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 19 mins
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EKG Interpretation and Response, 4, Ventricular Dysrhythmias and Patient Care
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in EKG Interpretation and Response, 4 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins

OVERVIEW: The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with information that is key to understanding the characteristics and general treatment protocols for different types of ventricular dysrhythmias. It also covers the general responsibilities that nurses have in caring for patients with dysrhythmias. This in...

in EKG Interpretation and Response, 4 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
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Infection Control in Long Term Care, 2, Regulatory and Administrative Measures
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in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 15 mins
Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are primarily the result of unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use, and are associated with increased patient and resident morbidity and mortality, increased length of stays, and rising costs of care. Therefore, it is prudent that the spread of these microorganisms be preven...
in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 2 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 15 mins
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Infection Control in Long Term Care, 3, Precautions
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in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 3 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 20 mins
Precautions have been developed by OSHA and the CDC to help prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases. It is essential that all healthcare professionals working in long term care be aware of and abide by these precautions. This third course in the five part series on Infection Control in Long Term Care...
in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 3 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 20 mins
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Infection Control in Long Term Care, 4, Safe Work Practices
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in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 4 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins

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Controlling and preventing the spread of infection has always been a goal in any healthcare setting. But in recent decades challenges presented by dangerous bloodborne pathogens like HIV and hepatitis B and C, and a rise in the number of multidrug-resistant organisms, has made reducing the number...

in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 4 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 14 mins
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Infection Control in Long Term Care, 5, Multidrug-resistant Organisms
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in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 5 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 19 mins
Reducing the number of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is a complex issue and a number of government agencies and healthcare organizations have developed guidelines and standards to prevent the transmission of dangerous pathogens. This program - the second in a five-part series on infection control - prov...
in Infection Control in Long Term Care, 5 (Cypress, CA: Medcom, 2021), 19 mins
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