Vizient PSO Topical Safety Webinar Series - Preventing and managing unintentionally retained central line guidewires

August 11, 2021

Vizient staff will highlight the findings in reports submitted to the PSO involving retained central line guidewires. Subject matter experts from The Johns Hopkins Medicine and UW Medicine will discuss the factors that can contribute to guidewire retention or entrapment with IVC filters and strategies to prevent their occurrence and management when they do. 

Target Audience

Nurses

Physicians

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss the findings from reports involving retained central line guidewires reported to Vizient Patient Safety Organization.
2.    Describe factors contributing to loss or breakage of central line guidewires during insertion.
3.    Discuss strategies that organizations and clinicians can implement to reduce the likelihood of retained guidewires and actions to take when loss or breakage occurs.  
4.    Discuss the entrapment of a central venous catheter guidewires in an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, prevention, and techniques for dislodgement.
 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
07/15/2021
Course expires: 
09/25/2021
Event starts: 
08/11/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
08/11/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee members or presenters have anything to disclose.


Planning committee members
Ellen Flynn, RN, MBA, JD, CPPS    
AVP, Programs
Vizient

Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Program director
Vizient

Laura Hoffman, DNP, RN, CPHQ
Program Director
Vizient

Jim Lichauer, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Project Manager, PI Collaboratives & Advisory – Pharmacy
Vizient

Robert Dean, DO, MBA
Senior Vice President Performance Management
Vizient

Course reviewer
Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Vizient nurse planner
Program director
Vizient

Jim Lichauer, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Pharmacy reviewer
Project Manager, PI Collaboratives & Advisory – Pharmacy
Vizient

Presenters
Bradford D. Winters, Ph.D., M.D., FCCM
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division Director, Critical Care Medicine, Co-Director, Surgical Intensive Care Units and Burn ICU, Core Faculty Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

T. Andrew Bowdle, MD, PhD, FASE
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmaceutics, Laura Cheney, Professor in Anesthesia Patient Safety, Department of Anesthesiology, UW Medicine
UW Medicine

Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Program Director 
Vizient

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.

Designation Statements:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-172-L05-P

PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).
 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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