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IV Topics From A to Z

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A

Abbreviations-Error Prone List From the ISMP- Link to File

American Nurses Association- Website(ANA)

Aseptic No Touch Technique: Online Program Produced By the University of Nottingham, UK- Website

Assessment and Device Selection for Vasc Access: Guideline From the RNOA- Link to File

Assessment and Device Selection for Vasc Access: Summary of Recommendations From the RNOA- Link to File

The Association for Vasccular Access (AVA)- Website

 

B

Best Practice Guideline: Care and Maint. to Reduce Vasc Access Complications (From the RNOA)- Link to File

Best Practice Guideline: Care and Maint. to Reduce Vasc Access Complic. Summary (From the RNOA)- Link to File

Best Practice Guideline: Chart Audit Tool On Nursing Assess & Vasc Access (From the RNOA)- Link to File

Center For Biofilm Engineering- Website

Bioterroism: Prophylaxis for Coxiella burnetii CDC/EID Podcast Oct 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

 

C

CDC Antimicrobial Resistance In Healthcare Settings- Website

CDC Hand Hygiene Poster for HC Providers- Link to File

CDC Hand Hygiene: HC Provider Training Tools; Pt Admission Video, Brochures, Poster- Website

CDC Complete List of Podcasts- Website

C Difficile In Humans & Food Animals: CDC/EID Podcast Jul 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

C Difficile-related Mortality Rates Increased: CDC/EID Podcast Jan 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

Confused Drug Name List From the ISMP- Link to File

Connecticut Nurses Association (CNA)- Website

FDA Patient Safety News: Safer Use Of CVCs (Feb 2002)- Link to Video

Central Line Bundle From the Institue for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)- Website

 

D

 

E

External Jugular PICC & PIV Insertion: The RNs Role (INS Position Paper 2008)- Link to File

E Medicine- Website

FDA Patient Safety News: Erythropoietic Agents Safety Advisory- Link to Video

 

F

FDA Patient Safety News: Link to List of ALL Video Broadcasts and Show Transcript- Website

FDA Patient Safety News: 1st IGG Approved for Sub Q Use- Link to Video

 

G

 

H

FDA Patient Safety News: Heparin Fatal Overdose Prevention- Link to Video

High Alert Medication List from the ISMP- Link to File

 

I

FDA Patient Safety News: 1st IGG Approved for Sub Q Use- Link to Video

Infectious Diseases In the Homeless: CDC/EID Podcast Aug 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

The Infusion Nurses Society (INS)- Website

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)- Website

IHI 5 Million Lives Campaign- Link to File

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)- Website

ISMP- Improving Medication Safety with Anticoagulant Therapy- Website

FDA Patient Safety News: Insulin U100 n U500 Mixups- Link to Video

IV Team.com (UK Based Site Dedicated To IV Theapy)- Website

 

J

JCAHO- Website

JCAHO- Link to "Do Not Use" Abbreviation List- Link to File

 

K

 

L

League of Intravenous Education (LITE)- Website

Surveillance for Lyme Disease In U.S. 1992-2006, A CDC Summary- Link to File

 

M

MRSA- Community Associated (In Uruguay): CDC/EID Podcast Aug 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

 

N

National Home Infusion Association(NHIA)- Website

Nationally Notifiable Infectious Diseases: CDC List- Website

 

O

The Oley Foundation- Website

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)- Website

 

P

FDA Patient Safety News: Caution Programming Certain Pumps- Link to Video

Pediatric Periph. Venous Access: An Education and Training Competency Framework From the RCN- Link to File

 

Q

 

R

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)- Website

Royal College of Nursing (RCN)- Website

Royal College of Nursing- Standards for Infusion Therapy- Link to File

 

S

Salmonella Outbreak St. Paul & Multistate: CDC/NCZVED Podcast Aug 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

Salmonella St Paul: FDA Update Aug 28 2008- Website

"SAVE THAT LINE!" Program (from AVA)- Website

Society of Interventional Radiology- Website

Swimming Pools Atlanta, GA + Cryptospor. & Giardia CDC/EID Podcast May 2008 click here to hear audio podcast

 

T

FDA Patient Safety News: Topical Thrombin Danger Admin IV- Link to Video

 

U

Use Of Nursing Assistive Personnel In The Provision Of Infusion Therapy (INS Position Paper 2008)- Link to File

 

V

Vascular Access Society (VAS): A European Multidisciplinary Organization- Website

Vascular Access Society (VAS) Guidelines: A European Multidisciplinary Organization- Website

Venoscope Transluminator- Website

Veinlite LED Transluminator- Website

The Visible Human Project of The National Library of Medicine- Website

 

W

Webinars: Online Education Seminars Provided By AVA (Free, Some Require Registration)- Website

Webinars: Online Education Seminars Provided By The INS (Free For Members Of National INS)- Website

 

 

X

 

Y

You and Your IV: Health Education Fact Sheet From the RNAO- Link to File

 

Z

Zofran Replaces Promethazine In Pa EMS ALS Mar 2007- Link to File

 



FDA Patient Saftey News Videos
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Ampho B Formulation Mixups                                                                CDC Hand Hygiene Guidelines

 

       

CT Scans n Electronic Device Malfunction                                          Ethyl Chloride Flammability

 

       

Fluroquinolone Tendon Injuries Warning                                  Heparin Contamination Update Jul 2008

 

       

Heparin n Saline Flush Recall Mar 2008                                                            HIT and Delayed Onset

 

       

Implanted Infusion Pumps n Inflammatory Masses                                Luer Misconnections n Pt Deaths Update

 

       

Maxipime Ongoing Review                                                              New NonRefrig Coag Product

 

       

PCN Long Acting Danger w IV Inj                                                                      Power Inj n IV CLs

 

       

Promethazine IV Severe Tissue Injury                                                                Rocephin Warnings  

 

To link to all FDA Patient Safety News Broadcasts, go to:

http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/psn/viewbroadcasts.cfm

 

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