Implementing CAUTI Prevention Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Nurses' Knowledge Gain and Documentation Practices
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2017-10-06T16:46:32Z
Author(s)Richards, Kerlene T.
Author DetailsKerlene T. Richards, DNP, RN, CCRN, Nursing, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationPhi Pi
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.
Description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Conference Name44th Biennial Convention
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
Date of Publication2017-10-06
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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