Skip Navigation LinksHome > January/March 2015 - Volume 30 - Issue 1 > Beyond Best Practice: Implementing a Unit-Based CLABSI Proje...
Journal of Nursing Care Quality:
doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000076
Articles

Beyond Best Practice: Implementing a Unit-Based CLABSI Project

Jones, Carla M. MSN, NE-BC; Stewart, Cheryl MN, RN, NEA-BC; Roszell, Sheila Serr PhD, RN-BC

Supplemental Author Material
Video
Collapse Box

Abstract

This article describes a hospital unit's successful central line–associated bloodstream infection reduction project. The focus is on decreasing and sustaining a low rate of infection by targeting improvement in central line maintenance. The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research's 5 interacting domains (the intervention, inner and outer settings, individuals involved, and process) were used to guide the selection of 4 Plan-Do-Study-Act interventions. The rate decreased the rate from 3.2 to 0.6 infections per 1000 catheter-days.

© 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Login

Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.