Presentation on theme: "The CAUTI Emergency Department Improvement Intervention"— Presentation transcript:
1 The CAUTI Emergency Department Improvement Intervention What is the On the CUSP: STOP CAUTI ED Improvement Intervention?Expanding the reach of the On the CUSP: STOP CAUTI national collaborativeInstilling a culture of partnership between emergency departments and in-patient unitsBroadening exposure to national expertsAmerican College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
2 ED Improvement Intervention Goals Learning best practice techniques for CAUTI Prevention:Technical change (Process):Determine catheter appropriatenessPreventing unnecessary placementPromoting compliance with institutional guidelinesPromoting proper insertion techniquesCulture change (CUSP):Teamwork and communication amongst frontline staffIdentify nurse and physician champions for leadership and buy-inCollaboration with in-patient units
3 ED Improvement Intervention Resources National project support includes:Comprehensive ED Tool Kit with customizable resourcesEducational events:National expert presentationsCoaching support by the National Project TeamIn-person training opportunitiesData collection and analysisED Tool Kit resource example: ED CAUTI Prevention Guidelines
4 CAUTI ED Metrics Required ED metrics: Number of admits from the ED, including observation patientsNumber of admits from the ED, including observation patients with a newly placed indwelling catheter in the EDRequired ED metrics will be entered in the HRET Comprehensive Data System (CDS)Additional recommended ED metrics:Catheter appropriateness (Tools available in the ED toolkit)Total number of indwelling catheters placed in the EDAll additional metrics and data collection processes will be determined by each EDConsider adding outcomes and equations keeping hospital unit in mind.
5 CAUTI ED Data Collection Recommended Data Collection Schedule:14 consecutive days baseline14 consecutive days implementation14 non-consecutive days sustainability within a quarterDuration of ED component still to be determinedCDS Registration :Please refer to the CDS Quick Guide located on the project website: