CLABSI Prevention: 2024 Guideline Updates and Strategies (APCI El Paso)

  • Author: Amanda Thornton RN, MSN, CIC, VA-BC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • For CLABSI Prevention
  • 1:00:00

About this course

This course was presented live at the APCI El Paso Chapter on Friday, February 2, 2024.

This course qualifies for 1 CE / 1 IPU and corresponds to the following Infection Prevention Unit (IPU) domain(s):

  • Identification of Infectious Disease Processes
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

By the end of the program, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted CLABSI infections
  • Review central line audits and provide industry concern examples
  • List the new SHEA CLABSI prevention practices
  • Discuss the CDC core strategies for CLABSI prevention with a focus on nasal decolonization
  • State the current CDC recommendations for the use of CHG to prevent HAI’s for both skin and needleless connectors

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