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Educational Webinar Materials

Educational Webinar Materials

This page provides resource materials about device safety for healthcare providers and patients.

Educational Webinars

The following educational webinars were created for MedSun-participating hospitals and have been formatted for general use. Please note that in addition to transcripts, some webinars also offer audio or presentation slides. Webinars are organized by clinical area for healthcare provider use.

For All Healthcare Providers:

Webinar Title Transcript A/V Slides Date
Building Relationships Between Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Staff to Improve Medical Device Safety and Event Reporting Transcript Audio Slides 7/25/2013
MedSun Reporting by Biomedical and Clinical Engineers: Sites' Safety Stories and Successes Transcript Audio Slides 7/24/2012
Practical Advice for Preventing Surgical Fires: Safety Strategies from the Front Lines Transcript Audio Slides 6/12/2012
Human Factors: Tools and Tips for Clinical Engineers and Medical Device Users Transcript Audio   3/13/2009
Luer Connector Misconnections: Under-Recognized but Potentially Dangerous Events Transcript     11/19/2008
Current Issues in Medical Telemetry and Wireless Connectivity Transcript     5/24/2006
Batteries in Medical Devices - Technologies, Use and Maintenance Transcript     12/13/2005
Cybersecurity of Medical Devices Transcript     4/12/2005

For Pediatric Healthcare Providers:

Webinar Title Transcript A/V Slides Date
The Role of Human Factors with Medical Device Use in Neonatal and Pediatric Patients Transcript Video Slides 9/27/2012
Phototherapy and Cooling Therapy Device Safety in Neonatal Patients Transcript Audio   11/22/2011
PICC and Umbilical Catheter Safety in Neonatal Patients Transcript Audio Slides 10/28/2010
Peripheral IV and PICC Safety in Pediatric and Neonatal Patients Transcript Audio Slides 11/18/2009
MedSun KidNet Roundtable Discussion Transcript   Slides 5/15/2008
MedSun KidNet Roundtable Discussion Transcript   Slides 10/15/2007

For Homecare Providers:

Webinar Title Transcript A/V Slides Date
Improving Patient Safety by Reporting Problems with Medical Devices Used in the Home Transcript Audio Slides 12/9/2009

For Eye Care Professionals:

Webinar Title Transcript A/V Slides Date
Medical Device Event Reporting in Ophthalmic Settings Transcript Audio   12/9/2009

For Laboratorians:

Webinar Title Transcript A/V Slides Date
The Practice of Laboratory Medicine in the Twenty First Century – Achieving Relevance in a Tidal Wave of Change Transcript   Slides 4/30/2008

Other FDA Resources for Healthcare Providers and Patients