Catheter-Related Hospital-Acquired Infections in the ICU: Learning From the Past to Shape Our Future
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Infection, Procedures, 2021
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2021 Critical Care Congress held virtually from January 31-February 12, 2021.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate challenges in data definitions and reveal how data presentation may impact and effect change
  • Elucidate the biggest cultural challenges that impact infection safety in critical care as well as compare and contrast approaches that overcome cultural barriers
  • Explain the multiple issues with inappropriate culturing, antibiotic stewardship, and the Urobiome and outline evidence based tactics for Electronic Medical Records to  successfully reduced inappropriate culturing in Intensive Care Units
  • Differentiate which routine care practices contribute to increased catheter associated infections and describe the science and process practices to improve catheter related outcomes

Interactive Panel Discussion Linda R. Greene, William S. Miles, Patricia J. Posa, Kathleen M. Vollman


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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Area Infection
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Catheters
Year 2021
hospital-acquired infections
sterile insertion
timely removal
data-driven practices
patient education
bladder ultrasounds


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