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Title

Achieving a Zero Percent Rate of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

Minor

N/A

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Dr. Marcia Hobbs

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSIs) are one of the largest, preventable problems that hospitals face. Hospital acquired infections such as CLABSIs and CAUTIs are major problems seen daily in healthcare that can be preventable if the correct precautions are taken and protocols followed. There are different protocols established on hospital-to-hospital basis. The research done for this paper is to implement the methods that are most effective in achieving a zero percent rate for CLABSIs.

Location

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

Start Date

November 2016

End Date

November 2016

Affiliations

Nursing

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Achieving a Zero Percent Rate of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection

Large Ballroom, Curris Center, Murray State University

Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSIs) are one of the largest, preventable problems that hospitals face. Hospital acquired infections such as CLABSIs and CAUTIs are major problems seen daily in healthcare that can be preventable if the correct precautions are taken and protocols followed. There are different protocols established on hospital-to-hospital basis. The research done for this paper is to implement the methods that are most effective in achieving a zero percent rate for CLABSIs.