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Capstone Topic SummaryIndwelling foley catheters are at times necessary when it comes to patients admitted in the Acute care setting whether it is for strict hourly output or due to prolonged immobilization due to sedation and intubation. Unfortunately foley catheters place patients at risk for Catheter Associated Urinary Tract infections (CAUTI), Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections are acommon health care associated infection that results in increased length of stay, patient discomfort, excess health care costs, and sometimes even mortality. In many cases, CAUTI’s canbe prevented by nursing staff that implement the use of bladder bundles. Bladder Bundles consistof nursing assessments and methods aimed to reduce the instance of CAUTI’s such as proper catheter care with hospital approved wipes, timely removal of indwelling catheters, and patient