CUSP CAUTI - ED - Cohort 9

Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program for Cather Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Emergency Department

This is a seven-month initiative ending in July 2015. The goals of CUSP CAUTI ED include:
  • Reducing catheter utilization and decreasing overall catheter rates.
  • Providing crucial support to EDs in improving catheter appropriateness and proper insertion techniques in reducing CAUTI.
  • Expanding an ED’s capacity to:
  • Adhere to institutional guidelines (HICPAC preferred)
    Ensure physician and nurse engagement to promote meaningful processes.
Fourteen hospitals are participating in CUSP CAUTI ED-Cohort 9:
  • Arbuckle Memorial Hospital, Sulphur 
  • Cleveland Area Hospital 
  • Fairview Regional Medical Center 
  • Hillcrest Hospital Cushing 
  • Holdenville General Hospital 
  • Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City 
  • McBride Orthopedic Hospital, Oklahoma City 
  • Physician’s Hospital of Anadarko 
  • St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City 
  • St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital 
  • Southwestern Medical Center, Lawton 
  • Wagoner Community Hospital 
  • Weatherford Regional Hospital