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  On Demand  CE  Back to the Basics: Getting There with Evidence on Prevention of CA-UTI’s
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As a profession we are called to higher levels of safety and quality by government and professional organizations, by hospital administration, and most importantly, by patients to implement evidence based nursing care strategies to reduce error. Are you ready to assume ownership of basic nursing care activities with sufficient evidence to impact patient outcomes? This session will provide an in-depth look at evidence based fundamental nursing care practices to reduce or eliminate catheter associated urinary tract infection (CA-UTI). This session will seek to dispel any myths and address the evidence based practice and provide suggestions for successful implementation leading to a change in care.
Program Objectives:
  • Describe the forces within the current healthcare environment that are driving the need to resuscitate the basics with evidence to create a safer patient environment.
  • Identify and detail the evidence based practices around preventing CA-UTI's.
  • Discuss possible barriers to these practice changes and realistic solutions to assist you during the implementation process.
Presenter:
Kathleen M. Vollman, MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN
  Kathleen is a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Educator and Consultant. Ms. Vollman has published & lectured throughout North & South America and overseas on a variety of pulmonary, critical care & professional nursing topics. She earned her nursing degree from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan and her Master's in Critical Care Nursing from California State University in Long Beach. From 1989 to 2003 she functioned in the role of Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Medical Critical Care Area at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan. Currently her company, ADVANCING NURSING LLC, is focused on creating empowered work environments for nurses through the acquisition of greater skills and knowledge. In 2009, Kathleen was inducted into the American Academy of Nurses. In addition she designed & developed the Vollman Prone Positioner. Ms. Vollman is listed in Who's Who of American Inventors.

Ms. Vollman would like to disclose that she is a Consultant and on the Speaker's Bureau for Eloquest Healthcare, Hill-Rom, and Sage Products Inc. Ms. Vollman will present information fairly and without bias.
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