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HEN 2.0 VAE - Headed in the Wrong Direction

Published: by American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust

Topic: Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE) | Resource type: Webinar

This Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE) Webinar will kick off with a VAE data update by Annette Urganus, Data Analyst, HRET. Followed by a VAE improvement discussion led by Cheryl Ruble, Improvement Advisor, Cynosure Health on shifting your framework to detection and data management and focused improvement efforts. Deborah Campbell, Director of Infection Prevention & Employee Health shared the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center's successful surveillance strategies that allow confidence in their data and insight to drive improvement. Next, Cheryl Ruble provides an overview of the VAE calculator and how it can be helpful in surveillance and reporting. Lastly, Myra Foley, Infection Control Nurse II, Our Lady of Lourdes RMC and Maryanne Whitney, Improvement Advisor, Cynosure Health explain how understanding the cause of VAE requires an in depth discovery session by the team leading to change and an improvement strategy.

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