The goal of this program is to inform nurses of the severity and causes of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections and to describe the Central Line Bundle, a group of evidence-based interventions. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe the severity of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections.
- Explain the causes and risk factors of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections.
- Describe the five components of the Central Line Bundle.