EKG Monitoring is a critical part of the patient care process in many departments. 3M Infection Prevention provides you with data, tools, and products to assist you in better understanding the critical needs of the monitoring process.   

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Resistant Bacteria Development and Cross-Contaminate Risk with Reusable ECG Leads

Resistant Bacteria Development and Cross-Contaminate Risk with Reusable ECG Leads

Speaker: Donna Brown   Learning Objectives: Describe the relative risk of Antimicrobial Resistant Infection (ARI) to patient safety. Identify 2 methods whereby…
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Optimizing Cardiac Monitoring While Reducing ECG Alarms

Optimizing Cardiac Monitoring While Reducing ECG Alarms

Speaker: Gayle Anderson   Learning Objectives: Identify why cardiac monitors alarm Explain why is it unsafe to completely disable alarms Identify monitoring…
  • 60 mins
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Reusable ECG Leads: Pathway Component in Cross Contamination HAIs

Reusable ECG Leads: Pathway Component in Cross Contamination HAIs

Speaker: Donna Brown   Learning Objectives: Describe how different culturing methods produce different results with ECG leads Identify how the ubiquitous and multiple…
  • 60 mins
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Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Edema

Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Edema

Speaker: Gayle Anderson   Learning Objectives: What is the differences between Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Pulmonary Edema (PE) What are the…
  • 60 mins
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Cerebral Vascular Accident vs. Transient Ischemic Attack

Cerebral Vascular Accident vs. Transient Ischemic Attack

Speaker: Gayle Anderson   Learning Objectives: What is a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) What is a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Diagnosis/Treatment of Cerebral…
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A Practical Approach: Infection Prevention Related to Cardiac Monitoring

A Practical Approach: Infection Prevention Related to Cardiac Monitoring

This continuing education activity will provide a review of key infection prevention considerations related to cardiac monitoring and the use of contaminated, reusable EKG leadwires. The clinical…
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Disposable vs. Reusable in the Hospital - An Evaluation of the Data

Disposable vs. Reusable in the Hospital - An Evaluation of the Data

Speaker: Donna Brown   Learning Objectives: Discuss the overall evaluation of the use of disposables in hospitals. Identify the APIC, CDC, TJC,…
  • 60 mins
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A Practical Approach: Optimizing Heart Monitoring When Using Disposable Electrodes

A Practical Approach: Optimizing Heart Monitoring When Using Disposable Electrodes

This continuing education activity will provide a review of the key clinical considerations in optimizing heart monitoring so that healthcare professionals can successfully obtain the most accurate…
  • 60 mins
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Economic Benefits of Disposable ECG Leads vs Reusable ECG Leads

Economic Benefits of Disposable ECG Leads vs Reusable ECG Leads

Speaker: Donna Quinton Brown   Learning Objectives: Identify cost-to-facility factors of resistant bacterial hospital acquired infections (HAI) Determine factors…
  • 60 mins
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart

Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart

Speaker: Gayle Anderson Learning Objectives:  Identify the location of the heart Identify anatomical structures of the heart Describe the…
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Use of Disposable ECG Leads to Eliminate Pathways of Cross Contamination of Resistant Bacterial Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)

Use of Disposable ECG Leads to Eliminate Pathways of Cross Contamination of Resistant Bacterial Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)

Speaker:  Donna Quinton Brown Learning Objectives: Describe 3 methods of eliminating cross-contamination of resistant bacterial HAI  Discuss the inherent difficulties…
  • 60 mins
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The Risk of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Developing and Multiplying on Reusable ECG Leads

The Risk of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Developing and Multiplying on Reusable ECG Leads

Speaker: Donna Brown  Learning Objectives: List the methods of developing and communicating antibacterial resistance in bacteria  Describe the difficulties inherent in…
  • 60 mins
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Optimizing Heart Monitoring

Optimizing Heart Monitoring

Speaker: Jeff Wiser Learning Objectives: Understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the heart. Describe the conductive system of the heart. Identify various factors that…
  • 60 mins
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Electrophysiology & ECG Basics

Electrophysiology & ECG Basics

Speaker:  Gayle Anderson  Learning Objectives: Define Electrocardiography Describe cardiac conduction Discuss the 'sequence' of a rhythm strip Discuss the…
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Identifying the Risk of Resistant Bacterial Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) from Cross Contamination due to Reusable ECG Leads

Identifying the Risk of Resistant Bacterial Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) from Cross Contamination due to Reusable ECG Leads

Speaker:   Donna Brown Learning Objectives: Describe how different culturing methods produce different results with ECG leads Identify how the ubiquitous and multiple…
  • 60 mins
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12 Lead EKG's

12 Lead EKG's

Speaker:   Gayle Anderson Learning Objectives: Describe an EKG Describe the correct placement for 3 lead, 5 lead, and 12 lead EKG's Identify what to look for when…
  • 60 mins
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Infection Prevention Related to Cardiac Monitoring

Infection Prevention Related to Cardiac Monitoring

Speaker: Jeff Wiser Learning Objectives: Discuss the clinical and financial impact of HAIs today. Describe how reusable EKG leadwires may contribute to the possible development of…
  • 60 mins
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