Patient Safety

Decreasing Bladder Infections by Educating Staff

  • Using an evaluation checklist to determine whether the catheter is medically necessary and properly secured
  • Re-educating registered nurses and certified nursing assistants on catheter use and how to minimize factors that cause bladder infections
  • Encouraging physicians to refrain from administering a catheter when it wasn’t necessary and to take catheters out at the earliest opportunity

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