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Catherter Association | Urinary Incontinence | Urinary Tract Infection

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Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) TAKING PRECAU-TIONS Evidence-Based Practice in Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTI) Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAU-TI) Initiative Infection Prevention Conference Bismarck, North Dakota August 17, 18, 2011 TAKING PRECAU-TIONS ã Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are the most common type of healthcare associated infections Other ã Blood Stream Infection Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infe
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  Evidence-Based Practice in Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTI) Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAU-TI) Initiative Infection Prevention ConferenceBismarck, North Dakota August 17, 18, 2011 Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)TAKING PRE CAU-TI ONS  ãUrinary Tract Infections (UTI) are the most common type of healthcare associated infections Urinary Tract InfectionSurgical Wound InfectionOther Blood Stream InfectionPneumonia TAKING PRE CAU-TI ONS ã Urinary Tract Infection = 42% ã Surgical Site Infection = 24% ã Pneumonia = 10% ã Blood Stream Infection = 5% ã Other Infections = 19%  National Facts You Should Know ãCAUTI is the 2 nd most commoncause of nosocomial bloodstream infectionãApproximately 3%of all patients with a catheter will develop bacteremiaãIncidences of sterile urine conversion to bacteruria occurs at a rate of 3-10% per dayãEach year more than 13,000 deathsare associated with UTIsãCAUTI increases morbidity and mortality by 2.8-foldãCAUTI increases hospital length of stay by 1-3 daysãApproximately 80%of all UTI’s are associated with indwellingFoley catheters Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Fact Sheet. Retrieved February 9, 2010 from http://www.wocn.org/pdfs/WOCN_Library/Fact_Sheets/cauti_fact_sheet.pdf Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) Event. Retrieved February 9, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/pscManual/7pscCAUTIcurrent.pdf   Medicare’s New Rules ãCMS (Medicare) will not pay for preventable hospital-acquired complications. One of their high priorities is CA-UTI --due to its high cost and high volume  –CA-UTI adds $500 to $1,000to direct costsof an acute care hospitalization; additional $3,800if bacteremia occurs  –Over 1Million nosocomial UTIs occur per year  –According to CMS, annual cost due to CA-UTI amounts to $424M to $451M ãCatheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Fact Sheet. Retrieved February 9, 2010 from http://www.wocn.org/pdfs/WOCN_Library/Fact_Sheets/cauti_fact_sheet.pdf ãCatheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) Event. Retrieved February 9, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/pscManual/7pscCAUTIcurrent.pdf 
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