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Learning Sessions combine in-person interaction and distance learning for hospital unit teams participating in On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI. Hospital unit teams in each participating state gather in a central location for both face-to-face coaching sessions and video conferences with national faculty.

Cohort 7 Learning Session #1 NPT Office Hour
Wednesday, November 13, 2013: Recording (.mp3)

The Cohort 8 Office Hour is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2, 3:00 EDT.

Presentations for Learning Session #1:

Welcome to the National Project
Barbara Edson, RN, MHA, MBA, Vice President of Clinical Quality, Health Research & Educational Trust
Learn about the scope of the national On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project and the project’s alignment with the national patient safety agenda.
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Preventing CAUTI: What You Need to Know
Mohamad Fakih, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Hear about the steps necessary to reduce utilization of urinary catheters and decrease CAUTI rates. Review HICPAC guidelines for appropriate usage and implementation and education of staff.
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CAUTI Cohort 8: Project Data: How to get Started
Barb Lucas, MD, MHSA, CPPS, Project Consultant, MHA Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality
Get a high-level overview of the project data requirements, including measurement, collection, and submission.
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CUSP: A Foundation of Safety
Lisa H. Lubomski, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality
Learn about the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program and how it can be applied to reduce CAUTI.
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Implementing Change: The Technical & Socio-Adaptive Aspects of Preventing CAUTI
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, George Dock Collegiate Professor of Medicine, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, University of Michigan Medical School
Understand the basic principles of project implementation, with an emphasis on culture and leadership. Find out about key behaviors of effective infection prevention leaders.
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