Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Kim Massey, MSN, RN, NE-BC                                                  kmassey@utmck.edu
Nurse Manager, Neonatal ICU - University of Tennessee Medical Center

A multidisciplinary neonatal team at the University of Tennessee Medical Center researched neonatal Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia (VAP) evidence based literature and developed best practices for the care of the mechanically ventilated neonate. The Neonatal VAP Improvement Team focused upon translating the best evidence into respiratory equipment goals and oral care goals for the mechanically ventilated neonate.

    
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Following approval by the THA board of directors, the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) is preparing to launch new patient safety organization (PSO) services. 

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TCPS Launches PSO Services

Following approval by the THA board of directors, the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) is preparing to launch new patient safety organization (PSO) services. 

Click here to read the complete memo from Craig Becker, THA President.

 
 

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