Prevention of Infection: The Buzz around Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) and CLABSI is organized by Nurse.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held from Sep 20, 2017 - Sep 20, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 Contact Hours.
Course Description :
According to CDC, Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) is a cause of preventable death. Thousands of people die annually from CLABSI-related issues. In addition, CLABSI leads to increased healthcare expenses estimated to be in the billions! What are best practice recommendations for preventing CLABSI? Prevention education, chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG), and decreasing femoral vein use in some situations have been noted as strategic interventions for preventing CLABSI.
Goal and Learning Outcomes :
The goal of this presentation is to discuss Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) prevention strategies and chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG). Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
• Describe the antimicrobial properties of chlorhexidine.
• List four uses of chlorhexidine.
• Explain how chlorhexidine is integral to various bundles used to prevent healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs).
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Infectious Disease, Anesthesia and intensive care, Nursing