Best Practices/Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) Webinar


Recorded Webinar: Best Practices/Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

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Catheter-associated urinary tract infections are one of the most common healthcare-associated infections. For individuals with Dx such as spinal cord injury, spina bifida, MS, or cerebral palsy, CAUTIs can also present unique challenges. In this session, we explore best practices for identifying and preventing CAUTIs and their impact on some vulnerable populations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what is meant by “Best Practice/Evidence-Based Practice”
  • Review the causes and symptoms of CAUTIs
  • Discuss the different indications for indwelling urinary catheters
  • Explore basic methods of CAUTI prevention in patients with neurological Dx such as spinal cord injury, spinal bifida, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy

Kelly SparksPresented by Kelly Sparks, RN, BSN, CWOCN, CFCN with Capital Nursing Education

Kelly Sparks has been a CWOCN for over 25 years, and a nurse for over 30. She has worked in wound, ostomy and continence care for most of her career. She has been on the board of directors of the Pacific Coast Region several times in the past as well as being on multiple projects for the WOCN Certification Board. She is active with the local Sacramento WOC nurse group and serves as Secretary. She is recently retired from Dignity Health, but continues with her private practice. She has been a speaker for many different conferences and classes. She enjoys speaking for Shield webinars and working with the Capital Nursing Education to help promote education necessary for the care of patients.

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