Continuing Education Curriculum CAUTI Prevention

804 Words4 Pages
Continuing Education Curriculum CAUTI Prevention The Mission of the organization The mission of New York Presbyterian Hospital is to provide the highest quality patient-centered care by promoting a culture of caring, empathy, and safety. Their goal is to educate patients and families utilizing evidence based - practice. Moreover, promoting nursing development and advancement. The organization attains its mission through continuing education courses for their staff on a quarterly basis to measure their employee 's competence. The organization protects the health, and safety of their patients by ongoing research and utilizing evidence-based -practice to prevent Catheter Associated- Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI). Patient safety will…show more content…
Thus, the CDC set standards that health care institutions must follow to prevent Catheter Acquired Urinary Tract Infection. For example, the CDC set guidelines for when is catheter necessary and what are the risk factors for CAUTI. Furthermore, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that health care organization implement quality improvement (QI) programs to enhance the appropriate use of indwelling catheters and to reduce the risk of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract…show more content…
Evaluation of a program is an essential element to gain insight and effectiveness of the program and provides a venue for continued quality improvement (Keating, 2015). Teachers and students use test scores to gauge student academic strengths and weaknesses. Testing forms the bedrock of educational assessments and represents a commitment to higher academic standards. There are multiple ways to evaluate students ' knowledge and skills. The method in which students will be assessed in this continuing education course is by multiple choice test. A ten question multiple choice examination will be administered to evaluate students’ competence to grasp critical concepts regarding Catheter- Associated Urinary Tract Infection. Hence, multiple choice test measure students learning rather than test taking skills. Students will be tested on the primary objective of the course. Moreover, students will have four answers to choose from, but only one will be correct. Test scores will be analyzed statistically for reliability and validity. The minimum competency for passing is 70%, and the maximum is 100%. Therefore, assessing student 's competence will keep nurses abreast with new skills and technology in preventing Catheter -Associated Urinary Tract

More about Continuing Education Curriculum CAUTI Prevention

Open Document