Effectiveness of an Electromagnetic Feeding Tube Placement Device in Detecting Inadvertent Respiratory Placement
Norma A. Metheny, RN, PhD, and Kathleen L. Meert
Effectiveness of an Electromagnetic Feeding Tube Placement Device in Detecting Inadvertent Respiratory Placement: Read Article
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the benefits of using an electromagnetic tube placement (ETP) device for insertion of small-bore feeding tubes.
  • Evaluate outcomes of peer-reviewed studies that address malposition of tubes inserted with an ETP device.
  • Compare and contrast published studies and events reported to MAUDE 2007 through 2012 on use of ETP devices.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A142303
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 5/1/2017

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Effectiveness of an Electromagnetic Feeding Tube Placement Device in Detecting Inadvertent Respiratory Placement

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