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This online course, webinar format, discusses CLABSI incidence, impact of prevention, peripheral catheter risk and efforts to reduced infection focused on the Maintenance Bundle.

CLABSI: Implementing the Maintenance Bundle

Intravenous catheter associated bloodstream infections are the most serious risk today in conjunction with acute care treatment administration. Central line associated bloodstream infections, CLABSIs, are in the spotlight with incidence in the USA now linked to hospital reimbursement under the pay for performance initiatives.

This webinar discusses CLABSI incidence, impact of prevention, peripheral catheter risk and efforts to reduced infection focused on the Maintenance Bundle.
While the maintenance bundle encompasses practices of clean, assess and clear, efforts toward implementation of these key practices require consistent and improved education and communication with clinical staff.

Course Objective:
    This webinar and the corresponding slide deck establishes a basis for the understanding behind catheter associated infections and prevention of CLABSI.

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15304 Continuing Nursing Education also provided through Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-1594 and through additional states Arkansas State BON,District of Columbia BON, Georgia BON, New Mexico BON, South Carolina BON, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses for continuing nursing education. CNE status accepted for states within the USA.
Fundamentals of VAD Management

Applying Best Practices to VAD Management
Basic Principles of Blood Draws
Clinically Indicated Catheter Removal
Complications with VADs - Part 1
Complications with VADs - Part 2
Drawing Blood Cultures - Preventing Contamination
Dressings and Dressing Changes for VADs
Flushing: The Science and Evidence
Function and Management of Needleless Connectors
Methods of Securement
Safe IV Patient Care
CLABSI: Implementing the Maintenance Bundle