Bloodstream infections are a critical issue for health care facilities around the world. And 60% of all hospital-acquired bloodstream infections originate from some form of vascular access.1 Some of the most well-known are Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection (CRBSI) and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI).
Watch this webinar to earn free CE credit! Learn from 3M Technical Service Specialist Kari Luce, RN, BSN, about the challenges, evidence and solutions for reducing intraluminal contamination and the risk of bloodstream infections.
Watch this webinar to earn free CE credit! Learn from 3M Technical Service Specialist Joseph Hommes, RN, BSN, VA/BC, about the challenges, evidence and solutions for reducing extraluminal contamination and the risk of bloodstream infections.
Attend this live webinar to earn free CE credit! Learn from Mary Duncan, RN, MSN, CIC. Sr. Director of Infection Prevention, about a new study that showed reduction of primary bloodstream infections (BSIs) by following a Peripheral IV Maintenance Bundle.
Bloodstream infections can be acquired at the time of insertion or anytime throughout the duration of vascular access. Most happen after insertion.2 Microbes can enter the bloodstream through extraluminal or intraluminal access points. Stay informed about best practices for preventing bloodstream infections.
As your trusted partner in protecting patients, we share your goal of sustaining zero bloodstream infections. And we want to do everything in our power to help you achieve it.
We believe there are three keys to reaching this goal: people, standards, and technology. It’s an effort that requires exacting standards of care, a commitment from the care team to methodically adhere to those standards, and technology that adds an additional layer of antimicrobial protection.
In this latest revision by the Infusion Nurses Society (INS), discover new and expanded guidelines to help advance infusion policies and infection prevention protocols in clinical settings.
Join Lisa Gorski, chairperson of the INS Standards Committee in this webinar series as she covers what's new in the latest Standards.
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