UNITE 202ONE - P115 - Reduction in Unnecessary Blood Transfusions in Hospitalized Patients - On Demand

Learning from peers, experts and those who have discovered and uncovered best practices can shorten the time it takes to solve problems in an organization. The 2021 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit is designed to give our members the opportunity to share their knowledge, experience, lessons learned and take home real life, actionable takeaways they can implement.

Based upon the 2020 member topics survey, the Summit sessions and posters provide a through-line to successfully tackle some of the toughest challenges members currently face. Learner takeaways includes proven strategies and tools to enable change and evolve care models. This education content illustrates the depth, sophistication, and impact of Vizient members’ work to improve patient care quality, safety, experiences, effectiveness, outcomes, and efficiencies.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Nurse

Learning Objectives

• Describe an intervention that can promote appropriate blood utilization.
• Explain how the electronic medical record (EMR) can be employed to promote appropriate blood utilization.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/05/2020
Course expires: 
11/18/2022
Cost:
$0.00
On Demand Activity
United States

Presenters

Amy Slenker, MD, Vice-Chair, Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA
Warren D. Behr, MBA, Director, Patient Blood Management Program, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA

 

Planning Committee

Karen M. Latimer, MS, MSMI, LSSGB, RRT
Associate Vice President, Network Operations, Content
Vizient, Inc.

Lindsay Mayer, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Senior Director, PI Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Marly Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ (lead nurse planner)
Senior Director, Networks
Vizient, Inc.

John Langefeld, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration & Quality Innovation
Vizient, Inc.

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.

Richard Ponder, MBA, CMRP, CPhT
Senior Director, Product Delivery
Vizient, Inc.

Reviewers

Lindsay Mayer, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Senior Director, PI Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Marly Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ (lead nurse planner)
Senior Director, Networks
Vizient, Inc.

John Langefeld, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration & Quality Innovation
Vizient, Inc.

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.

Richard Ponder, MBA, CMRP, CPhT
Senior Director, Product Delivery
Vizient, Inc.

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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