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Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a standardized practice for ordering and performing intermittent irrigation of indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs) to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Select recommendations from the literature for practices to decrease CAUTIs related to intermittent irrigation of IUCs.
  2. Outline results from a survey examining nursing behaviors related to intermittent irrigation of IUCs.
  3. Identify subsequent practice changes at the study facility.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JNCQ0717
Published: Jul/Sep 2017
Expires: 9/6/2019
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Jessica Weber, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CCTN; Suzanne Purvis, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC; Shelly VanDenBergh, MS, RN, GCNS-BC; Linda M. Stevens, DNP, RN-BC, CPHQ, CSPHP
Specialties: Quality Improvement