Early Warning Systems: Early Identification
of the Deteriorating Patient
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Early Warning Scoring (EWS) systems provide a commonly understood way to recognize the degree of deterioration in a patient’s status, and can ensure that every patient is seen at the right time by the right person. The EWS is based on the collection of a combination of vital signs including heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, blood pressure and body temperature. In this webinar, there will a discussion of the benefits, variations and strategies for overcoming barriers to successful implementation of EWS in hospitals.
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the purpose of early warning systems (EWS)
2. Describe common reasons for clinical decompensation
3. Discuss the benefits of EWS
4. Identify barriers to implementation of EWS
Continuing Education for Physicians, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurses and Respiratory Therapists
This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour. SynAptiv is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 1.0 Class A CE Credits. AANA is an
approved provider by the California Board of Nursing #10862
Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063.
This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032
Support for this educational activity from Medtronic