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AHRQ Safety Program for ICUs: CLABSI/CAUTI

Thank you for joining us at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 45th Critical Care Congress for the


Saturday, February 20, 2016, 1:30 – 5 p.m. Hyatt Regency, 9801 International Dr., Orlando, FL

For SCCM Congress attendees and anyone interested in:

  • Clinical interventions to reduce CLABSI and CAUTI in ICUs
  • Strategies for organizational change
  • Hearing from ICUs that have successfully implemented quality improvement programs

Health care-associated infections, or HAIs, are among the most common preventable causes of mortality in the United States, affecting one out of every 25 hospitalized patients. They are a significant cause of illness, death and excess cost in all health care settings.

CAUTI: affects roughly 290,000 hospital patients each year

CLABSI: approximately 31,000 cases occur annually with a mortality rate from 12 to 25 percent.

Click on the agenda item below to access handouts and materials.


 Boot Camp Agenda

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Dr. Jennifer Meddings
Cheryl Peterson
Julia Burgess
Pat Posa
Candace Amato & Chaz Rhone
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