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Reducing variation in care among nurses and doctors to prevent and reduce hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).
With the global change in aging demographics, the complexity of cases and the use of certain devices and interventions has increased, along with the risk of HACs.
Complicated terminology and numerous abbreviations associated with HACs creates a need to make definitions more accessible to front-line clinicians.
Many clinicans are juggling a number of cases and conditions, making it difficult to prioritize specific actions, thus increasing the risk of HACs.
HACs continue to affect both patient and financial outcomes, with approximately 3 million cases annually, resulting in over $2 billion in excess hospital costs.
Reducing HACs: Four Tried-and-True Strategies
Learn the impact of HACs on patient care, outcomes, and finances and four strategies to decrease them in your organization.
Content includes in-depth topics such as CAUTI risk factors, management and prevention at bedside and unit-level.
Content includes in-depth topics such as CLABSI risk factors, management and prevention at bedside and unit-level.
Each course offers both a nurse and provider track for ICU and Med/Surg departments, where most HACs are clinically managed.
All courses are ANCC & ACCME accredited, so nurses and providers can earn continuing education credit as they learn.
“The assessment drastically sharpens the learning experience. It helps identify the core issues first, and supports clinicians with information specifically targeted to those high-risk areas.”
A comprehensive assessment provides insight into clinicians’ mastery of knowledge and judgment, benchmarking individual scores and quantifying team variation.
Relias HACs delivers a personalized learning plan, excluding content clinicians have mastered, marked by red – required, yellow – recommended, and green – optional.
Developed by medical experts, modules are delivered in easy-to-absorb, 2-8 minute segments, including videos, case studies, and interactive 3D animations with text.
Relias HACs provides data to identify and invest in areas of training that improve quality of care, increase patient safety, and reduce the risks of HACs.
“Relias has helped us see a more detailed picture of risk – but more importantly, opportunity.”
Gain insight into competency levels for individuals and teams to identify areas that need improvement and deliver targeted education.
Close competency gaps by identifying and addressing areas of variation, resulting in increased patient safety and prevention of HACs.
Respect established proficiency and educate only on what the clinician needs to know to increase engagement.
Minimize misunderstandings and errors by ensuring that teams are using commonly-understood protocols and language.
Hear one of our Relias HACs content experts, Dr. Jason Aliotta from Brown University, share how extra vigilance, education and teamwork can reduce HACs.
on providing evidence-based, personalized learning.