Intercepting HAIs with CHG: Infection Prevention with Effectiveness and Economics
DATE: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
TIME: 6 AM - 7:30 AM
LOCATION: JW Marriott
ROOM: Grand Ballroom 1-5
Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Infection Prevention Consutlant
Kathy A. DiBenedetto, MSN, RN, CIC, Nursing Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Troy Cutler, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist
Join us as Connie Steed moderates 2 speaker presentations on intercepting HAIs with CHG.
Kathy DiBenedetto will share the story of how her system added daily CHG bathing in their infection reduction bundle to reduce HAIs and, Troy Cutler will share the story of how Maine General Medical Center was able to get rid of isolation gowns, and patient isolation in many cases, by adding daily patient bathing with 4% CHG. He will also share their cost savings realized.
Both speakers will educate on preventing infections with effectiveness and economics, a symposium you do not want to miss!
1.0 C.E. Contact Hour Provided
- Implement a house-wide Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) bathing policy to standardize practice
- Examine all infection reduction rates and bundles
- Reduce costs associated with MDRO patients in isolation by getting rid of isolation gowns and adding CHG bathing to an infection reduction bundle
- Understand how removing patients from isolation can improve patient satisfaction, and improve staff interaction with patients
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