Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

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Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

UTIs are the #1 cause of hospital-acquired infections, and CMS will no longer reimburse for the treatment of preventable UTIs. This award wining program educates nurses and nursing assistants on the indications for catheter use, potential causes of infection, risk factors for acquisition of CA-UTIs, and evidence-based interventions, including care and maintenance of the catheter, and aseptic technique during collection and sampling.

Program Highlights

  • Risk factors

  • Causes and types of CA-UTIs

  • Catheter selection

  • Alternatives to indwelling catheterization

  • Closed vs. open drainage systems

  • Aseptic technique during care and maintenance of the catheter site

  • Aseptic technique during insertion of the indwelling catheter

  • Aseptic technique during urine sampling and emptying of the collection system

  • Recognizing and responding to complications

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Learning Objective

To provide healthcare professionals with evidence-based strategies to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections, recognize and respond to complications, and improve patient care.

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Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • Approved for Continuing Education
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key
  • Study Guide
  • Learning Tools Included

Clinical Advisors

  • Vicki L. Brinsko, RN, BA, BSN, CIC

  • Barbara Gray, RN, BSN

  • Lorrie G. Ingram, RN, BSN

  • Lindsay E. Nicolle, MD, FRCPC

Program Awards

Worldfest Houston Bronze Award: Medical/Treatments/Procedures

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