Implementing CAUTI prevention evidence-based practices to improve nurses' knowledge gain and documentation practices
Kerlene T. Richards, DNP, RN, CCRN, Nursing, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, New York, USA
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The risk of infection increases with extended urinary catheter use. The United States spends about $350 million annually related to catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). This project describes the implementation of evidence-based practice strategies that would increase nurses' knowledge about CAUTI prevention and documentation compliance in the electronic medical record.
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