Patient Safety Tool: Tools for Reducing CLABSI

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers free tools to help healthcare facilities improve quality of care.

The tools for Reducing Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections are designed to support efforts to eliminate CLABSI through engagement, education, execution and evaluation. They have been proven to reduce CLABSI when used in conjunction with the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) Toolkit.

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The tools include a weeks without CLABSI banner, a CLABSI fact sheet, guidelines to prevent CLABSI, a line cart inventory, central line insertion checklist, central line maintenance audit form, CLABSI event report template, CLABSI investigation nurse letter and a back to basics document.

Download Tools for Reducing CLABSI for use in your facility.

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