The SpO2 toolkit was created by an interdisciplinary team of experts in patient monitoring and alarm safety. The toolkit is an invaluable resource for organizations looking to address SpO2 alarm safety, provide resources on how to establish a team, evaluate organizational current state, and identify and implement interventions to improve patient safety associated with SpO2 monitoring. The toolkit includes strategies to manage alarms associated with SpO2 monitoring to create actionable alarms, which will help to address alarm fatigue.
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Foundation is dedicated to advancing the professional development of health technology professionals and the safety of technology to improve health through the award of scholarships, awards, grants and other endeavors to strengthen the knowledge of health technology professionals. Click here for more information.
The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) will continue to be the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care and will encourage and promote professional excellence, advance the science and practice of respiratory care, and serve as an advocate for patients, their families, the public, the profession and the respiratory therapist. Click here for more information.