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Determine whether a more comprehensive medical student urinary catherer training curriculum can be successful in decreasing post-operative CAUTI rates in general and vascular surgery patient populations.
Reduce post-operative UTI rates by 0.5% over 6 months
Achieve 100% medical student confidence in Foley catheter placement, understanding indications and contraindications to urinary catheterization.
Improve objective performance of urinary catheterization skills as determined by objective clinical skills exam (OSCE) scores.
Medical Student and Resident Foley Catheterization training program to decrease Post-Operative Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Quality and Safety, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Surgery
Altshuler, Peter J.; Johnson, MD, MPH, Adam P.; Giugliano, MD, Danica; Isenberg, MD, Gerald A.; and Cowan, MD, Scott W., "Medical Student and Resident Foley Catheterization training program to decrease Post-Operative Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections" (2016). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Posters. Poster 1.