The compliance coach for improving central line care and reducing CLABSI

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A compliance coach who audits central line maintenance and provides feedback and education to bedside nurses through timely, nonpunitive conversation is an effective addition to busy infection prevention departments” Buchanan et al (2018).

Abstract:

A compliance coach who audits central line maintenance and provides feedback and education to bedside nurses through timely, nonpunitive conversation is an effective addition to busy infection prevention departments. Staff nurses and nurse managers reported receiving clearly communicated and actionable information from the coach and compliance improved over time in multiple areas of central line maintenance.



Reference:

Buchanan, M.O., Summerlin-Long, S.K., DiBiase, L.M., Sickbert-Bennett, E.E. and Weber, D.J. (2018) The compliance coach: A bedside observer, auditor, and educator as part of an infection prevention department’s team approach for improving central line care and reducing central line-associated bloodstream infection risk. American Journal of Infection Control. July 3rd. .

doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.06.005.

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