Central Venous Catheter Policy and Practice Standardization and Education: Challenges, Successes, and Raising Awareness

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 303B
Date: Fri, Apr 6th, 2018
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Description:

Marschall, J., Mermel,L.A., Fakih,M.,Hadaway, L., Kallen, A., O’Grady,N.P., Pettis, A., Rupp, M.E., Sandora,T., Maragakis, L.L., Yokoe, D.S. (2014). Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology,35, pp 753-771 doi:10.1086/591059
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Scheithauer S, Lewalter K, Schröder J, Koch A, Häfner H, Krizanovic V, Nowicki K, Hilgers RD, Lemmen SW. Reduction of central venous line-associated bloodstream infection rates by using a chlorhexidine-containing dressing. Infection. 2014 Feb;42(1):155-9. doi: 10.1007/s15010-013-0519-7. Epub 2013 Aug 9. PubMed PMID: 23934685.
Gorski, L., Hadaway, L., Hagle, M., McGoldrick, M., Orr, M. and Doellman, D. (2016) Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice. Available at: www.journalofinfusionnursing.com.
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: Decreasing CLABSI rates and improving CVC care and maintenance positively affect patient safety and the overall patient experience. This session will review a single-institution’s centralized process for CVC policy and practice standardization and education that was used to ensure consistent, evidence- based care.
Primary Presenter Bio: This presenter currently works as a Staff Nurse III at Boston Children's Hospital. She serves as a unit-based liaison to the Infection Prevention and Control Department.
Primary Presenter Institution: Boston Children's Hospital
Session Type: Quality Improvement

Session Description: Decreasing CLABSI rates and improving CVC care and maintenance positively affect patient safety and the overall patient experience. This session will review a single-institution’s centralized process for CVC policy and practice standardization and education that was used to ensure consistent, evidence- based care.
Primary Presenter Bio: This presenter currently works as a Staff Nurse III at Boston Children's Hospital. She serves as a unit-based liaison to the Infection Prevention and Control Department.
Primary Presenter Institution: Boston Children's Hospital