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Cheetah Medical Showcases Fluid Management Education with Virtual Trainer App at the 2019 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition

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, a Boston-based leader in non-invasive fluid management,
today announced it will offer educational sessions and preview the
company’s new Virtual Trainer app at the 2019 National
Teaching Institute (NTI) & Critical Care Exposition
meeting, May 20-23 in Orlando, Fl.

“The NTI conference continues to be a pivotal forum for providing
continued education for nurses who work in critical care settings,” said
Chris Hutchison, president and CEO of Cheetah Medical. “We are proud to
invest in this ongoing education by showcasing our Virtual Trainer and
offering sessions on the importance of fluid management in sepsis

As part of NTI’s ExpoEd, Cheetah Medial will support a series of
30-minute educational sessions that focus on the importance of
implementing nurse driven protocols and education for dynamic assessment
and fluid management in sepsis. Each session awards 0.5 continuing
education recognition points (CERPs). These sessions include:

“Sepsis is among the most common causes of death in the hospital
setting,” said Teresa Jones RN, MSN, CCRN-K, Director of Critical Care
at Cookeville Regional Med Center. “As clinicians, it is crucial to have
the education and training to properly recognize and respond to sepsis
and septic shock.”

Cheetah Medical will also be previewing the company’s new Virtual
Trainer app throughout the conference at its booth (#2317). Virtual
Trainer is an app for iPad that provides educational modules focused on
the importance of optimizing fluid management for critically ill
patients. This app also has a patient simulation experience where you
can test your knowledge in the safety of a virtual critical care
environment and learn how to use Cheetah’s Starling SV monitoring system
to effectively guide your treatment path.

About Cheetah Medical
Medical is the pioneer and leading global provider of 100 percent
non-invasive fluid management monitoring technologies, designed for use
in critical care, operating room and emergency department settings. The
CHEETAH Starling™ SV is fast becoming the gold standard in fluid
management, as it provides immediate, dynamic assessments of fluid
responsiveness, enabling clinicians to make more confident and informed
treatment for their patients. Moreover, recent research from the
University of Kansas Medical Center has shown effective fluid management
can reduce hospital ICU stays by an average of 2.89 days, reduce risk of
mechanical ventilation and initiation of acute dialysis, saving over
$14,000 in medical costs per patient. The company’s fluid
management systems currently make an impact in more than 400 hospitals
throughout the U.S. and in 30 countries worldwide.