This session reviews the body of evidence on intravenous smart pump usability and infusion-related medication administration errors in the context of acute care nursing practice. A variety of technical issues, which include the impact of manufacturer set-up requirements on flow rate accuracy for both primary and secondary infusions and the impact of dead space on medication infusion, are discussed, along with an overview of the presenting team’s program of IVSP research.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/3/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Karen Giuliano, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN discloses that she serves as a consultant for Ivenix, Inc., and receives other financial/material support from research funding from ICU medical. There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will better understand the clinical and technical considerations when using IV smart pumps in order to reduce IV medication administration error.
PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN,
Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University