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TAP Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Toolkit Implementation Guide: Links to Example Resources

CAUTI Implementation Guide: Links to Resources*

Disclaimer: The links in the domains below are not mutually exclusive nor do they represent an exhaustive list of all the possible resources available. Furthermore, the links presented do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the federal government, and none should be inferred.

See also the CDC Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections 2009 [PDF - 407 KB]

General Infrastructure, Capacity, and Processes

Example Resources

Engagement of Leadership, Champions, and Staff

Staff Training and Competency Assessments

Staff Training and Competency Assessments

Routine Audits

Appropriate Indications for Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion

Example Resources

Aseptic Insertion of Indwelling Urinary Catheter

Example Resources

Proper Indwelling Urinary Catheter Maintenance

Example Resources

Timely Removal of Indwelling Urinary Catheter

Example Resources

Nurse-Driven Removal

Appropriate Urine Culturing Practices

Example Resources

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