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, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
Urologic Nursing Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure Christine Bradway, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, disclosed that she is a Consultant for Direct Supply, Inc. All other Editorial Board members, as well as the Editor, author, and Education Director, reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
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SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
This article provides an overview of best bathing practices for the prevention of health care-related infections, specifically catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). For those wishing to obtain CNE credit, an evaluation follows. After studying the information presented in this article, the nurse will be able to:
Explain the importance of reducing health care-associated infections.
Discuss bathing practices that may help reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).