Giving Careers Education
SAFETY: Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infections
Dr. Robert Ursprung and Suzanne Frey, BSN, RN, address the patient safety issues associated with catheter associated blood stream infections.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss the national benchmarks for CABSI in the NICU
  • Explain the process improvement plan implemented to reduce CABSI rates in the NICU
  • Describe best practices to maintain a culture of patient safety

Click on the following link to view the Video Grand Rounds presentation:

Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infections: Patient Safety
Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Retire Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Course Materials:
Lynn Punaro, MD
Professor, UT Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, Texas
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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