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261 - CAUTIs: A Consistent and Persistent Threat to Catheterization

‐ Oct 1, 2022 2:40pm

Credits: None available.

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) present an ongoing and evolving problem to clinicians and patients alike. In order to properly address such infections, it is imperative to dive deeper into the microbiological underpinnings of the disease state.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/24.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

Hillary Durstein, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CUNP discloses that she is a speaker for Hollister and Cardinal Health.

There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Tadas Sileika, PhD discloses that he is a senior scientist for Hollister Incorporated.

There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:

The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556. Accreditation and approved provider status of NCPD does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to understand the similarities and differences between modalities of catheterization, including elements that could lead to more focused and appropriate treatment of CAUTIs.

Credits Available

CAUTIs: A Consistent and Persistent Threat to Catheterization