Activity ID



May 11, 2023

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)


Urinary tract infections are one of the five most common types of healthcare-associated infections. In fact, they account for one-fourth of all hospital healthcare-associated infections. Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) have been associated with increased morbidity, mortality, hospital cost, and length of stay. This program provides an overview of strategies to prevent CAUTIs, including appropriate indications for indwelling urinary catheters, alternatives to indwelling catheters, insertion and maintenance bundles, and stewardship measures.

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Educational Objectives

• Identify appropriate indications for indwelling urinary catheterization and, if not indicated, alternatives available for use.
• Develop a plan to incorporate various approaches to prevent CAUTI in your healthcare facility.


Urinary Tract Infection, Catheter Assisted UTI, Protocol, Antibiotic Stewardship


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

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