Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Implementing a Quality Improvement Project

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/579037
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Project
Level of Evidence:
Clinical Practice Guideline(s)
Research Approach:
Translational Research/Evidence-based Practice
Title:
Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Implementing a Quality Improvement Project
Author(s):
Gudino, Chemain
Advisors:
Manty, JoAnn; Ousley, Tyra; Januszewicz, Lourdes
Abstract:

A catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) can extend a patient’s hospital stay by two days and increase the cost of their care. The complications associated with indwelling urinary catheter and the increases in hospital-acquired infections are a continual challenge to quality care. 

Keywords:
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection; Prevention
MeSH:
Quality Improvement
CINAHL Headings:
Urinary Tract Infections, Catheter-Related--Prevention and Control
Repository Posting Date:
1-Oct-2015
Date of Publication:
1-Oct-2015
Citation:
Gudino, C. (2015). Eliminating catheter-associated urinary tract infections: Implementing a quality improvement project (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579037
Note:
This work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Grantor:
Capella University
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2015

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typeDNP Projecten
dc.evidence.levelClinical Practice Guideline(s)en
dc.research.approachTranslational Research/Evidence-based Practiceen
dc.titleEliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Implementing a Quality Improvement Projecten_US
dc.contributor.authorGudino, Chemainen
dc.contributor.advisorManty, JoAnnen
dc.contributor.advisorOusley, Tyraen
dc.contributor.advisorJanuszewicz, Lourdesen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/579037en
dc.description.abstract<p>A catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) can extend a patient’s hospital stay by two days and increase the cost of their care. The complications associated with indwelling urinary catheter and the increases in hospital-acquired infections are a continual challenge to quality care. </p>en
dc.subjectCatheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infectionen
dc.subjectPreventionen
dc.subject.meshQuality Improvementen
dc.subject.cinahlUrinary Tract Infections, Catheter-Related--Prevention and Controlen
dc.date.available2015-10-01T21:18:53Zen
dc.date.issued2015-10-01en
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-01T21:18:53Zen
dc.identifier.citationGudino, C. (2015). Eliminating catheter-associated urinary tract infections: Implementing a quality improvement project (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579037en
dc.identifier.citationGudino, C. (2015). Eliminating catheter-associated urinary tract infections: Implementing a quality improvement project (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579037en
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.en
thesis.degree.grantorCapella Universityen
thesis.degree.levelDNPen
thesis.degree.year2015en
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