How to Identify the Most Important
Alarm Signals to Manage
August 27th, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT | Duration: 30 Minutes
Lisa Pahl, RN, BSN, MSN
Consulting Manager, Philips, Philadelphia, PA
Jill Ley, RN, MS, CNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
This session will provide an overview on how to capture and analyze patient monitoring alarm signals in order to create data-driven modifications in both practice and alarm settings to decrease nuisance alarms and enhance patient care, that are aligned with the new Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal on Alarm Management.
Philips is a proud sponsor of the National Coalition for Alarm Management
At the end of the session, the attendee will be able to:
- Identify what alarm data to capture from existing monitoring devices and utilize to identify potential alarm improvement opportunities.
- Differentiate actionable versus non-actionable alarm signals as part of an evidence-based approach to reduce alarm fatigue.