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Nurses Critical as Reimbursement Dries Up for Catheter-Associated UTIs - CE485
Nurses Critical as Reimbursement Dries Up for Catheter-Associated UTIs
CE485 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, RN, MS, MPH and Beth Wallace, MPH, CIC and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, RN, MSN, CIC
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to inform nurses about the changes in Medicare reimbursements for CAUTIs. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss three reasons the CMS chose to reduce reimbursement for CAUTIs
  • Explain why the U.S. healthcare system has neglected prevention practices for CAUTIs
  • List at least three measures for preventing CAUTIs in hospitalized patients

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/20/2015

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