Empower patients and engage leadership to reduce CLABSI

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Findings of excellence and improvement opportunities were communicated to unit staff and managers. LLCRs contributed to compliance with CLABSI prevention interventions” Owings et al (2017).

Abstract;

To prevent central line–associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), leadership line care rounds (LLCRs) used the engage, educate, execute, and evaluate improvement model to audit compliance, identify barriers and opportunities, empower patients and families, and engage leadership. Findings of excellence and improvement opportunities were communicated to unit staff and managers. LLCRs contributed to compliance with CLABSI prevention interventions.

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Owings, A., Graves, J., Johnson, S., Gilliam, C., Gipson, M. and Hakim, H. (2017) Leadership line care rounds: Application of the engage, educate, execute, and evaluate improvement model for the prevention of central line–associated bloodstream infections in children with cancer. American Journal of Infection Control. October 12th. [epub ahead of print].

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.032

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