Stop the Noise: A Quality Improvement Project to Decrease Electrocardio - graphic Nuisance Alarms is organized by American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held from Aug 01, 2015 - Aug 01, 2019. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 Contact Hours.
As many as 99% of alarm signals may not need any intervention and can result in patients’ deaths. Alarm management is now a Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal.
• List interventions used to decrease the number of electrocardiographic alarm signals in the cardiovascular care unit
• Identify the 2 phases of The Joint Commission’s National Patient Safety Goal
• Discuss interventions identified in the literature that have been shown to reduce nuisance electrocardiographic alarm signals
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Cardiology, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Patient and Family Centered Care