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Chapter Listing

Prevention of CAUTI: Combating Catheter-Associated Infections - DEMO


Chapter 1: Introduction - CAUTI in the Inpatient Setting

The course will discuss (CAUTI) Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the inpatient setting. The bacterial associated considerations during insertion and entering the tubing. The monetary cost of CAUTI to the hospitals. The course will go over appropriate catheter care. Also discussed is evidenced-based practice towards the culture of improvement including CAUTI policies and programs.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the ramifications associated with inappropriate indwelling urinary catheter insertion
  2. Describe appropriate catheter use and care
  3. Recall the financial and human impact of CAUTI
  4. Explain evidenced-based practice and targeted assessment for prevention of CAUTI
  5. List CAUTI policies, and prevention programs


Chapter 1: Introduction - CAUTI in the Inpatient Setting

  • Appropriate Catheter Use
  • Financial and Human Impact
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Culture of Improvement

Chapter 2: Culture of Improvement

  • Targeted Assessment for Prevention
  • CAUTI Policies and Programs
  • Maintaining a Prevention Program

Chapter 3: CAUTI Vignette

Chapter 4: Resources

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