Title

A Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Australian Acute and Aged Care Facilities: Results of the STRUTI Project

Author Faculty (Discipline)

Nursing

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

3-2016

Publication Details

This poster presentation was originally published as:

Fasugba, O., Beckingham, W., Koerner, J., Mitchell, B. G., Bennett, N., & Gardner, A. (2016, March). A point prevalence study of healthcare associated urinary tract infections in Australian acute and aged care facilities. Poster presented at the Congress of the International Federation of Infection Control, Vienna, Austria.

ANZSRC / FoR Code

060502 Infectious Agents| 111716 Preventive Medicine

Abstract

Most healthcare-associated urinary tract infections (HAUTIs) including catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are potentially preventable through implementation of effective strategies. To provide the foundation for a national point prevalence study of HAUTIs including CAUTIs, a three phase project was developed. This study reports the findings of Phase II which aimed to (1) pilot an online process including online database for conducting point prevalence survey of HAUTIs and CAUTIs and (2) determine the point prevalence of HAUTIs and CAUTIs in acute and aged care facilities.

Comments

Used by permission: the author(s).

This poster was also presented at the Canberra Health Annual Reseach Meeting (CHARM) Conference in 2016.

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