Name: ___________________________________
Date: ___________________________________

Alarm Fatigue

Required for all Employees

Instructions: Hands on requirement - With support of another staff member activiate the following alrms for audible sound teaching. 1. Bed alarm 2. Bathroom alarm 3. Door alarm 4. Call bell alarm Please place a check beside each after completion.

  1.  
    Why are alarms on medical devices designed?
  2.  
    List one objective of alarm fatigue education.
  3.  
    List one measure to be proactive in alarm management.
  4.  
    Which alarm management module is used in the hospice house?
  5.  
    List 2 high alert alarms.
  6.  
    List 2 medium alert alarms.
  7.  
    List 1 high alarm that ALL staff must repond
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Name: ___________________________________
Date: ___________________________________

Alarm Fatigue (Answer Key)

Required for all Employees

Instructions: Hands on requirement - With support of another staff member activiate the following alrms for audible sound teaching. 1. Bed alarm 2. Bathroom alarm 3. Door alarm 4. Call bell alarm Please place a check beside each after completion.

  1.  
    Why are alarms on medical devices designed?
    Alarms on medical devices are designed to help keep patients safe
  2.  
    List one objective of alarm fatigue education.
    Identify system and human process to address and overcome alarm fatigue.
  3.  
    List one measure to be proactive in alarm management.
    Tailor the alarm, evaluate, and never turn off
  4.  
    Which alarm management module is used in the hospice house?
    decentralized model
  5.  
    List 2 high alert alarms.
    Bed Alarms,Bipap, fire,call bell
  6.  
    List 2 medium alert alarms.
    Door/pumps
  7.  
    List 1 high alarm that ALL staff must repond
    bed alarm

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