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Bag Technique

presented by Amanda Fay, MSN, RN

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Financial: Amanda Fay receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. She has no other financial interests.

Nonfinancial: Amanda Fay is an employee of Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Proper bag technique is an essential part of providing effective care as a home health provider. In this training, we'll review the equipment and procedures for bag technique. This course includes

- Video demonstrations of procedures
- Downloadable procedure guide PDFs
- Tips and best practices for performing these procedures in the home

Every time you visit a patient's home, you should make sure you're following effective bag technique to prevent any cross contamination and keep your patients healthy.

This course was reviewed by Danielle Pierotti, RN, PhD, CENP, to ensure the content meets current professional guidelines and best evidence-based practices.

Meet Your Instructor

Amanda Fay, MSN, RN

Amanda Fay is a clinical education and evidence-based practice educator, MSN, and RN with more than 21 years of nursing and education experience. She is an innovator with a passion for creating engaging, relevant programs that support individuals' reaching their highest potential in both personal and professional domains. In Amanda's current role as a clinical…

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1. Introduction

This chapter includes an introduction to bag technique, information on all the necessary equipment, and recommended infection control policies.

2. Procedure: Bag Technique

This chapter will provide a step-by-step procedure guide and video demonstration of bag technique.

3. Tips and Precautions

This chapter provides tips and considerations for performing these skills in the home.

4. Quiz and Bibliography

This chapter includes learning assessment questions to assess the learner’s knowledge of skills covered in this course. A bibliography of referenced material is also included.

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