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Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
Urinary catheter placement is a common procedure in the emergency department, and the emergency nurse plays a significant role in the reduction of catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). The Emergency Nurses Association, in partnership with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), has developed this course to help emergency nurses analyze the appropriate use of indwelling catheters and provide tools to remove obstacles involved with effecting change. Course expires 7/31/2022.
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Description

Urinary catheter placement is a common procedure in the emergency department, and the emergency nurse plays a significant role in the reduction of catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). The Emergency Nurses Association, in partnership with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), has developed this course to help emergency nurses analyze the appropriate use of indwelling catheters and provide tools to remove obstacles involved with effecting change. The one hour online course compares traditional practices with updated best practices and includes recommendations for change.

Learner Outcome(s): Upon completion of this course, the nurse will have increased knowledge of CAUTI, and be more familiar with the role emergency nurses can provide in supporting practice changes for prevention.

Disclosure: The planners and presenters of this course have no conflicts of interest. Learners will be awarded 1.0 CNE contact hour upon complete review of the course, completion of the quiz, and submission of an evaluation. Course expires 7/31/2022.

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 No. P0232

The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.


Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 07/31/2022
Cost: Member: $0.00
Non-Member: $9.95
Credit Offered:
1 Contact Hour Credit
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