The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Nurses Association recently released a white paper outlining how nurses can optimize antibiotic use and provide safer, better patient care.
A free webinar entitled Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: The Importance of Collaboration between Nurses and Environmental Services will be offered on August 21, 2017 (1:00 pm ET). This webinar is the second in a series launched by the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network addressing the key issues surrounding infection prevention in healthcare facilities.
ANNA works with nursing and kidney care advocacy groups to communicate with Congress and government agencies regarding issues and legislation impacting nursing care and the nephrology community. You can be part of these advocacy efforts! Go to the ANNA Legislative Action Center at www.annanurse.org/lobby to contact your elected representatives and request their support of the following legislation:
ANNA has released another program in the CExpress series. Gail Dewald BSN, RN, CNN, discusses "Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI): Developing Action Plans to Improve Outcomes" in this new educational session available in the ANNA Online Library. CExpress is a series of brief online educational programs designed to be completed in 30 minutes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Medscape are collaborating on a series of free CE activities addressing the key issues surrounding infection prevention in healthcare facilities. The latest program in the series, which focuses on recognizing infection risks in medical equipment, has been released.