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Best practices for clean intermittent catheterization

Beauchemin, Lisa, BSN, RN, CURN; Newman, Diane K., DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD; Le Danseur, Maureen, MSN, RN, CNS; Jackson, Angela, BSN, RN; Ritmiller, Mike, MPAS, PA-C

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000544216.23783.bc

Addressing the lack of educational standards for teaching intermittent catheterization, the authors present evidence-based research and methods designed to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes.

Lisa Beauchemin is a clinical nurse manager at Wellspect Healthcare in Waltham, N.H. Diane K. Newman is an adjunct professor of urology in surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa. Maureen Le Danseur is a clinical nurse specialist at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, Calif. Angela Jackson is a nurse manager at the University of South Florida Department of Urology in Tampa, Fla. Michael Ritmiller is a neuro-urology physician assistant at Chesapeake Urology Associates, University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute in Baltimore, Md.

The authors would like to acknowledge the CABIC Advisory Board members and Wellspect HealthCare, specifically Nikki McCormick and Grant Friedrich.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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