Implementing a CAUTI Prevention Program in an Acute Care Hospital Setting

Implementing a CAUTI Prevention Program in an Acute Care Hospital Setting

Identification: unj_nd18_01
Issue: November-December 2018
Volume: Volume 38 Number 6
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 12/31/2020
  • 1.40 - CH


Contact hours available until 12/31/2020.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial board, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity is provided by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA).

SUNA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5556. Licensees in the state of California must retain this certificate for four years after the CNE activity is completed.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN-BC, SUNA Education Director.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to identify best practice related to indications for catheter insertion and appropriate indwelling catheter care in hospitalized patients to reduce the incidence of CAUTI.

Learner Engagement Activity:

1. Review Table 2 - Compare your facility's policy/procedure for foley catheter insertion to the one in the table. Does your procedure reflect best practice.
2. Visit the AHRQ website to access the "Toolkit for Reducing CAUTI in Hospitals".


Credits Available

Expired On: Dec 31, 2020

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