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NYSPFP VAE and Delirium Conference: Strategies to Reduce VAE and Delirium

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greater New York Hospital Association
555 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Please join us for NYSPFP's in-person conference series, "Strategies to Reduce VAE and Delirium" on April 26th in Syracuse, NY and April 27th in Manhattan, NY from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The focus of the conferences will be on evidence-based best practices and strategies to reduce Ventilator Associated Events (VAE) and Delirium within the critical care setting. The conference will include an interactive team activity to discuss troubleshooting strategies, discussion on how to operationalize the tools presented, and time for hospital-specific action planning.


• Dr. Wesley E. Ely , M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
• Christine Rowan, R.N., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee


• Patient and Family Engagement to Reduce Ventilator Associated Events (VAE) and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACs) for Ventilated Patients
• Reducing Post Intensive Care Syndrome
• Troubleshooting VAE and Delirium Prevention within your Organization. Specific Topics to Include:
o Demonstrate use of the CAM-ICU and RASS/SAS tools
o Vanderbilt University School of Medicine's Implementation Story
o Case Presentation & Scenarios
o Team Action Planning Activity: "What to Do Back at Our Institution?"

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages full critical care team participation for this event, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, infection prevention, physical/occupational therapy, nurse educators, quality improvement and patient safety staff.


Please register by clicking on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CND3WTB
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