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Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (CRBSI) are associated with negative clinical outcomes (morbidity and mortality), increased length of hospital stay, and increased costs. Clinical Practice Guidelines indicate that dressing changes due to the disruption are associated with a risk of bloodstream infection. In this presentation Russell Nassof, JD and Founder of RiskNomics will address the patient, quality, legal and financial implications of vascular access device dressing disruption.

Live Webinar: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

Length: 1 Hour

Cindy Kildgore, RN, BSN, MSHA, CNOR, will take the audience through the journey and present methodology and tools utilized for the bundle approach to SSI prevention.

By including the surgical clinic team, perioperative team, infection control, post-surgical floor, and surgeons, the complete picture of the patient’s stay has been built into the bundles.

Original Air Date: Nov 28, 2017

Length: 1 Hour

Michelle DeVries, BS, MPH, CIC, will be sharing a review of literature that indicate that dressing changes due to disruption are associated with a significant risk of bloodstream infection. Her facility’s quality improvement project to decrease the number of premature dressing changes due to disruption was initiated and its results will also be discussed.

Original Air Date: Oct 18, 2017

Length: 1 Hour

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