Registration Now Open for VHA Webcast: Preventing Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP)

CARY, IL, December 16, 2014  The program will provide clear strategies for preventing NV-HAP in hospitalized patients. It is open to both VHA members and non-VHA members and is supported by an independent educational grant from Sage Products, LLC.

Live webcast: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 (12:30-1:30 p.m. ET)


Target audience:
Physicians: infection prevention, critical care, hospitalists, emergency department and primary care
Nurses and nurse practitioners
Pharmacists: clinical and health system
Infection preventionists
Other health care staff involved in hospital care

Learning objectives:
1. Describe the impact and significance of unaddressed NV-HAP
2. Establish the incidence of and challenges posed by NV-HAP in the health care setting
3. Identify evidence-based practices for preventing and reducing NV-HAP
4. Describe the efforts of a multidisciplinary clinical care team to intervene for patients with NV-HAP

Edward J. Septimus, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA. Clinical Professor
Dian Baker, PhD, APRN-BC, PNP, Professor
Barbara Quinn, MSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Specialist

If you have not registered, you may register and complete the evaluation form online within two weeks of the program date at

This webcast is supported by an independent educational grant from Sage Products LLC.

For more information about this webcast, please visit, or call VHA Customer Service at 800.842.5146. Clinicians can also contact their local Sage Products Sales Representative at 1-800-323-2220.