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