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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
Essentials of Infection Prevention

ANTT: Key Concepts
Bloodstream Infections: Identification and Improving Safety
Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
Central Line Bundle Program
Central Line Insertion Practices
Disinfection Practices for Intravenous Therapy
How to Create a Sterile Field
Infection Control Standards and Guidelines
Infection Prevention of CVADs
Infection Prevention Strategies
Principles of Infection Control and Prevention
MIVAN Human Factors in CVAD Infections
CLABSI: Implementing the Maintenance Bundle