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Infusion Pump and Clinical Alarm Safety

Thousands of infusion pumps and clinical alarms are used in the United States every day.

While most of them work well, failures can happen, which puts patient safety at risk.

This course will help you keep patients safe from infusion pump and clinical alarm failures.

You will learn:

  • Infusion pump hazards and how to guard against them
  • How to use clinical alarms safely

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify infusion pump hazards
  • Specify strategies for guarding against infusion pump hazards
  • Discuss aspects of clinical alarm safety
  • Describe risky practices for clinical alarm use and how to avoid these practices