Project CAUTI: Surveillance & Education: Insertion & Maintenance

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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in hospitals have brought significant economic burden, to the healthcare systems, with estimated costs of over $4.5 billion dollars annually. This module will help the learner have a better understanding of the factors, prevention, and policy of healthcare-associated infections.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for nurses and other extended healthcare providers who are at the forefront of assessing and caring for patients.

Activity Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participant should be able to:

  • Identify at least two CDC approved recommended instances when an indwelling catheter is warranted
  • List three ways to properly maintain an indwelling Foley catheter
  • Describe at least 1 way to assure catheter removal is assessed daily
  • Identify timeline for appropriate Foley removal

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Employ Evidenced-based Practice, and Interprofessional Collaboration.

Disclosures

Ciné-Med adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations.

All Ciné-Med employees and subject matter experts in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Doreen Gendreau, EdDc, MSN, MS, CNS, RN-BC, CWCN
Nurse Development Specialist
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Non Endorsement Statement

Ciné-Med verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. Ciné-Med does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Ciné-Med Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Nurses

This activity provides 0.75 contact hours for nurses.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Release: November 14, 2017
Expiration: December 31, 2019

Commercial Support

This activity is being supported in part by an educational grant from Cardinal Health.

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