Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program for Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Intensive Care Unit

This is a nine-month initiative ending in August 2015. The goals of CUSP CAUTI – ICU include:
  • Reducing or eliminating CAUTI in the ICU.     
  • Increasing awareness of appropriate catheter use in the ICU.
  • Reducing indwelling urinary catheter utilization in ICU.
  • Reducing ICU patient discomfort, bacteriuria and symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Implementing the CUSP Model in the ICU Fourteen Oklahoma hospitals are participating in CUSP CAUTI ICU-Cohort 9:  
  • Cherokee Nation WW Hastings Hospital, Tahlequah 
  • Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton 
  • Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City 
  • Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center, Poteau 
  • Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City 
  • Integris Baptist Regional Health Center, Miami 
  • Integris Grove Hospital Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma, Durant 
  • Ponca City Medical Center Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa 
  • St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital 
  • St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Enid 
  • Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City 
  • Wagoner Community Hospital