Part II of III: Prevention of Cental Line Infections- Free CEU for Nurses

iv precautionsPrevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: The Role of Hand Hygiene and Hub Care– The purpose of this module is to review the importance of hand hygiene and hub care in the prevention of CLABSIs for the practicing nurse with a focus on practice guidelines and best practices.
Discuss the importance of hand hygiene in preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections.
Identify barriers to proper hand hygiene among healthcare workers and strategies to overcome such barriers.
Identify proper hand hygiene techniques according to available guidelines.
Describe the proper procedure for disinfecting the “hub” of a catheter.
Explain the importance of staff education to reinforce proper central venous catheter care.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Expires 9/23/13

Sponsored by Hospira

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