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Nurse training and continuing education

Overview
Nurses at home care agencies that work with Fairview Home Infusion can receive extensive training in the basics of infusion therapy as provided by FHI. There is no cost to attend our training sessions. Space is limited and granted first-come, first-served to nurses at home care agencies that work with FHI.

In-person courses and live webinars

Various dates
9 - 11:30 a.m.
Central Venous Access Device Care and Maintenance
In-person training | Various locations

Contact Hours: 3.0 | Registration Limit: 8

This class will provide an overview of central venous access devices and complications related to each device. This class will include hands-on demonstration of a port access, central line dressing change and drawing a blood specimen from a central venous access device.

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Various dates
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
IV Therapy Administration Methods and Devices in the Home Care Setting
In-person training | Various locations

Contact Hours: 1.2 | Registration Limit: 10

This class will provide an overview of administration methods and devices in the home care setting. This class also provides time for hands-on demonstrations of the various administration devices used.

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Various dates
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Overview of Home Parenteral Nutrition in the Home Care Setting
In-person training | Various locations

Contact Hours: 1.8 | Registration Limit: 10

This class will review the basics of home parenteral nutrition, complications and monitoring of a patient receiving home parenteral nutrition and patient education and support. This class will provide hands-on demonstration of setting up and infusing home parenteral nutrition.

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Wednesday, Aug. 26
Noon - 1 p.m.
No Bugs Allowed: Prevention of Central Line Infection in the Home Care Setting
Webinar

Contact Hours: 1.0

This webinar will focus on the prevention of central line infection in the home care setting. Topics to be discussed include risk factors, strategies to prevent central line infection, technology used in the home care setting for prevention of infection and patient education related to infection prevention.

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Thursday, Sept. 17
Noon - 1 p.m.
How to Prevent and Treat Clogged Feeding Tubes
Webinar

Contact Hours: 1.0

This webinar will focus on best practice related to care of enteral feeding tubes for prevention of occlusions. Subject matter covered will include risk factors, proper medication administration via feeding tubes and recommended treatment of occlusions, including ClogZapperTM

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Tuesday, Oct. 13
Noon - 1 p.m.
Triage and Prevention of Central Line Catheter Occlusions
Webinar

Contact Hours: 1.0

This webinar will focus on discussion of central line catheter occlusions. Topics covered include risk factors, prevention techniques (including proper flushing technique), and recommended treatment of occlusions. Patient education related to prevention of catheter occlusions and triage of central line catheter occlusions also will be discussed. 

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PLAY RECORDINGENFit - The New Enteral Connector - A Call for Change to Improve Patient Safety
Webinar

Objectives:
  1. Explain why new enteral connector design standards are needed.
  2. Describe features of the new enteral connector standards and their safety implications.
 
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