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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182101
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Care at the Peak: Managing H1N1 Pandemic
Author(s):
Wiegand, Lori
Author Details:
Lori Wiegand, VP Patient Care, CNO, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA, email: lori.wiegand@osfhealthcare.org
Abstract:
Podium presentation, ANCC National Magnet Conference: Confronted with a Critical Care unit running at 142% capacity, a workforce stretched beyond limits, shortages in masks, needles, and ventilators, and an ED experiencing grid-lock, nursing leadership mobilized the forces and met the challenge to provide outstanding patient care during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Under the direction of Nursing Leadership within the hospitals command center: City and system-wide plan for community care coordination Executed an employee/patient immunization plan with limited supplies Managed Infection Control plan/processes to contain spread among employees Staffed critical care areas increasing ratios to 2:1 for multiple patients on heart-lung bypass (ecmo). Instituted conservation management techniques for limited supplies while ensuring microsystem distribution of supplies Created and staffed an overflow flu clinic to decompress ED for a 2-week time period. Resource management was critical to success and an innovative matrix that drove decision making based on internal orange alert tiers established guidelines for staffing deployment into critical areas. Interdisplinary daily H1N1 rounds managed patient isolation processes and ensured adequate supply distribution to the bedside staff. The management of the pandemic by nursing leadership impacted the entire community reducing the mortality rate and ensuring a safe environment for caregivers/patients. Outcomes included: Flu Containment: 0% increase in RN Staff call-in Staffing: 100% shifts staffed to targets. 100% survival H1N1 pediatric patients placed on ecmo From 50% units with inadequate supplies to 100% adequate supplies Over 175 patients were successfully triaged and treated in our flu clinic.
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2010
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Description:
The 14th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 13-15 October, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Note:
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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCare at the Peak: Managing H1N1 Pandemicen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWiegand, Lorien_US
dc.author.detailsLori Wiegand, VP Patient Care, CNO, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, USA, email: lori.wiegand@osfhealthcare.orgen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182101-
dc.description.abstractPodium presentation, ANCC National Magnet Conference: Confronted with a Critical Care unit running at 142% capacity, a workforce stretched beyond limits, shortages in masks, needles, and ventilators, and an ED experiencing grid-lock, nursing leadership mobilized the forces and met the challenge to provide outstanding patient care during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Under the direction of Nursing Leadership within the hospitals command center: City and system-wide plan for community care coordination Executed an employee/patient immunization plan with limited supplies Managed Infection Control plan/processes to contain spread among employees Staffed critical care areas increasing ratios to 2:1 for multiple patients on heart-lung bypass (ecmo). Instituted conservation management techniques for limited supplies while ensuring microsystem distribution of supplies Created and staffed an overflow flu clinic to decompress ED for a 2-week time period. Resource management was critical to success and an innovative matrix that drove decision making based on internal orange alert tiers established guidelines for staffing deployment into critical areas. Interdisplinary daily H1N1 rounds managed patient isolation processes and ensured adequate supply distribution to the bedside staff. The management of the pandemic by nursing leadership impacted the entire community reducing the mortality rate and ensuring a safe environment for caregivers/patients. Outcomes included: Flu Containment: 0% increase in RN Staff call-in Staffing: 100% shifts staffed to targets. 100% survival H1N1 pediatric patients placed on ecmo From 50% units with inadequate supplies to 100% adequate supplies Over 175 patients were successfully triaged and treated in our flu clinic.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:09:09Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:09:09Z-
dc.conference.date2010en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationPhoenix, Arizona, USAen_US
dc.descriptionThe 14th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 13-15 October, 2010 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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