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Nurses Critical as Reimbursement Dries Up for Catheter-Associated UTIs

CE485 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Beth R. Wallace, MPH, CIC and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
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The goal of this program is to inform nurses about the changes in Medicare reimbursement 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 2/9/2018

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