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Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs)
This course will update recommendations for reducing the number of urinary catheter infections and practice changes for the emergency department (ED) nurse. Course expires 7/31/2025.
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As specified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), (2022), urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the fifth most common type of healthcare-associated infection (HAI). A contributing factor with that, is the use of indwelling urinary catheter (IUC) in approximately 15-25% of hospitalized inpatients.
This module will review the published recommendations for reducing the number of these infections and discuss the role and practice changes that can occur in the emergency department (ED) to assist in this cause.

Author: Susan Surane, MS, RN, CEN

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Learners will be awarded 0.5 CNE contact hours upon a complete review of the course and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 7/31/2025.

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Unit #P0232.

Availability: On-Demand
Access expires on 07/31/2025
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $15.00
Credit Offered:
0.5 Contact Hour Credit
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