Hospital VBP Patient Safety Series: CLABSI/CAUTI — 1 C.E.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 Archived

2 p.m. ET

This event will Provide hospitals with an understanding of catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) and central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates within the Hospital VBP Program, including Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) standard population updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), impact of National Health Safety Network (NHSN) determined locations for CAUTI/CLABSI baseline and performance periods, and methods to improve CAUTI/CLABSI Standardized Infection Ratios (SIRs).

Rush University Medical Center
Alexander Tomich, DNP, RN
-CIC Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Marcelina M. Wawrzyniak, MSN, RN
-Infection Preventionist
Kaweah Delta Healthcare District
Melissa A. Janes, MSN, RN-BC, IP
-Infection Prevention Manager
Emma Camaren, MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN
-Clinical Nurse Specialist for Critical Care Services
Sabrina Orique, MSN, RN, AOCNS, OCN
-Clinical Nurse Specialist for Medical-Surgical Services

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