Infusion Nurses Society to launch one of a kind digital online course for nurses
Q. INS is set to launch which first online course for nurses?- Published on 16 Aug 17
a. Infusion therapy
b. Intravenous therapy
c. Intelligent therapy
d. Internal therapy
ANSWER: Infusion therapy
Infusion Nurses Society (INS), India is all set to launch one of its own kind online course on infusion therapy for nurses.
Utilizing the reach and ease of digital platform, the course will enable INS members to access the various infusion therapy modules and speaker presentations from previous conferences through INS website.
The first course would be on the Peripheral IV Cannulation.
Infusion Therapy is a comprehensive method of quality care to all patients.
Online courses will educate the nurses in the scientific method of delivering and maintaining infusion with the aim of cure and prevention of Infection.
Nine out of ten patients admitted in hospitals receive infusion therapy during the course of their stay for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
Improper infusion practices may lead to complications, causing an increase in mortality, morbidity, duration of hospital stay and healthcare costs.
In a complex healthcare environment, with varied patient needs, ensuring the quality of infusion calls for best nursing practices.
To ensure a patient-centred plan of care, a nurse strives to meet the infusion needs of their patients.
In doing so, they need to strictly adhere to the best practices and the comprehensive INS standards help the infusion nurses to provide excellent infusion care across all practice settings.
Along with online infusion therapy courses for the nurses, INS India is now launching an online course for its 3000 members on peripheral IV cannulation and an annual Mastermind Quiz, where all region’s hospitals will compete for the rotating trophy.
In the past, INS India launched an android app for the nurses and standards to help healthcare professionals, institute gold standard and evidence based protocols into patient care practices, by minimizing medication errors, treatment related complications and healthcare associated infections.
The revised standards will be instrumental in ensuring safety for patients and healthcare professionals.
With such online courses and Android apps, INS India wants to empower nurses with digital tools in infusion standards for better patient care.