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Staff Education Tool: Moderate Sedation Study Aid Poster

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The VA National Center for Patient Safety has developed a free, downloadable moderate sedation study aid poster based upon work done at the Durham VAMC Patient Safety Center of Inquiry.

This two-page summary includes key elements of moderate sedation practice. It may be posted for practitioners in all sites where moderate sedation is administered.

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 Key elements addressed include the following:

  • Airway evaluation
  • Pharmacology
  • Continuum of sedation
  • Monitoring
  • Pre-procedural evaluation

Download the VA's moderate sedation study aid poster (pdf) for use in your facility.

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