Needle Safety: Human, Economic, Environmental 1.25 CME
Needle Safety: Human. Economic, Environmental 1.25 CME
This activity has been approved for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1.25 Credits™
Human: 600,000 needle stick injuries in the U.S./yr.
Economic: $1 Billion total cost/yr.
Environmental: 15 Billion needles landfill disposal in U.S. every year
Over and over again, education proves to be the most effective method for improving patient care and workplace safety. This course on needle safety will demonstrate the effectiveness of education and training in order to reduce the incidence of needle accidents. It also introduces the concept of Clinical Practice Improvement, which confirms the most effective improvements come from those who do the work. In brief, the course details the necessary improvement activities to develop sustainable data driven solutions, which reduce needle stick injuries in the workplace.
Fact: Accidental Needle Sticks are a leading cause of anxiety and stress in the healthcare workplace.
Fact: Providers who use needles in patient care are best positioned to lead improvement in needle safety.
This course is brought to you using a “virtual classroom” that can be accessed 24/7/365 on any device connected to the internet using any network. Once enrolled it will never leave your account and will be updated as needed.
Click the first lesson below to begin the class.