Providence Saint Joseph Health Research Symposium poster presentation, Oregon City, Oregon, September 2017
Purpose: To measure clinical impact of an evidence-based educational strategy on urinary tract infection (UTI) rates in a 900+ bed acute care facility located in a southwestern state in the United States (US).
Clinical Question: Will a focu son staff education in the ICU on proper placement techniques, care, and early removal of urinary retention catheters reduce incidences of CAUTIs in an ICU setting?
Locke, Laura M.; Grissman, Cynthia Louise; Crasta, Rita Denise; Bazan, Gisele Nicole; Love, Kari; Ford, Cindy; Roney, Jamie K.; and Long, JoAnn D., "Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Prevention Strategy Using Education in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)" (2017). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 2777.