CAUTI rates should be reviewed to capture the quality of nursing practices in

Cauti rates should be reviewed to capture the quality

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CAUTI rates should be reviewed to capture the quality of nursing practices in progressive units. Assessing and identifying the hospital CAUTI rates was crucial not only for patient safety but also to meet the newly announced CMS requirements on CAUTI reimbursement to the hospital. he data collected consisted of the patient’s name, medical record number, admission date, infection identification date, patient’s signs and symptoms related to infection, indwelling catheter insertion date, indwelling catheter discontinuation date, urine organism analysis, and antibiotic coverage. For consistency and quality control purposes, one member of the team collected all the data at the same time each day. 1) utilizing silver alloy coated catheters, 2) preventing of unnecessary insertion, 3) limiting duration of the catheter use, 4) maintaining an aseptic catheter system, 5) providing good perineal hygiene, and 6) following proper hand hygiene [5 1) utilizing silver alloy coated catheters, 2) preventing of unnecessary insertion, 3) limiting duration of the catheter use, 4) maintaining an aseptic catheter system, 5) providing good perineal hygiene, and 6) following proper hand hygiene [5 Education was provided to all nursing staff, nursing assistants, and physicians. Preventing unnecessary urinary catheter use and timely removal was necessary to the success of this project. The data collected consisted of the patient’s name, medical record number, admission date, infection identification date, patient’s signs and symptoms related to infection, indwelling catheter insertion date, indwelling catheter discontinuation date, urine organism analysis, and antibiotic coverage. For consistency and quality control purposes, one member of the team collected all the data at the same time each day. 1.he education of nursing staff to effectively manage Foley catheters usage and in turn reduce or eliminate the unnecessary use of Foley catheter thereby improve the health of the patient in the unit Management function includes four majors part:1- Planning which I match it to implementation stage in Rogers change model. In ourpresentation our focus is to reduce the CAUTI in hospital setting as it become very costly as hospital will not get paid under the new rule of CMS. It is important to set adecision that no catheter is allowed in regular floor except ICU or unless noted by doctor for specific conditions. Removal of catheter as soon as possible. Maintain
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continuous care while patient is catheterized. As reported CDC (2017) that almost
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