Empowering Frontline Clinicians as EBP Change Champions Improves Clinical Outcomes
Innovative Strategies for Leading Evidence-Based Practice Change
Emily Marie Dimmer, BSN, RN, Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
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The purpose of this project, completed as part of the EBP Change Champion program, was to expand the nursing assistant (NA) role in implementing evidenced-based interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) risk. NA knowledge increased and the unit CAUTI rate six months post-program fell to 0/1000 patient days.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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|Keywords||Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection;
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|Location||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
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