Preventing Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections - CLABSIs

CPD
36m

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Lecture Overview

In this back-to-basics refresher, Joanne Reading will take you through the latest evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of CLABSIs. With enduring reminders such as 'scrub the hub', you will be reminded about best practice for insertion and care of central lines. A must-watch for all health professionals who come into contact with these devices.

Educators

Portrait of Joanne Reading
Joanne Reading

Joanne Reading is a clinical educator within the 42-bed ICU at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, which also services critically ill patients from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Women’s Hospital. Joanne holds a critical care graduate certificate and a master of health science with a focus on education. She is also the author of her own nursing education website called 'Blogging for your Noggin'. With a special interest in all things cardiac and respiratory. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education not only fosters critical thinking but is entertaining in the process! See Educator Profile

Details
CPD36m of CPD
First Published20 September 2017
Updated20 September 2017
Expires
14 August 2020
Topics
Infection Prevention
Clinical Assessment
Evidence-Based Practice
Intravenous Therapy
Intensive Care
Pathology
Microbiology
Sepsis
MRSA
Blood
Vascular
Wound Management
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