580 / Reducing healthcare associated urinary tract infections

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Type of Patient Safety Practice NOT EVALUATED
Clinical Practice (CP)
Related practices from PaSQ database
“Best fit” category of the reported practice

 

Handling of catheters
Infection control / Prevention of surgical site infections
Topic of the reported practice
Clinical risk management
Aim and the benefit of the Patient Safety Practice
The aim is to reduce the number of healthcare associated urinary tract infections by preventing unnecessary use of bladder catheters.
Description of the Patient Safety Practice
see uploaded file
Attachment of relevant written information and/or photos, as appropriate
HAI_UTI_Norway_2013.docx
HAI_UTI_Norway – 2013.docx
Effectiveness of the Patient Safety Practice
Degree of implementation of reported practice
Yes, partly
Level of implementation of reported practice
Unit or ward level
Specific and measurable outcome for the reported practice were defined
Yes
A baseline measurement before implementation of the reported practice was obtained
No
A measurement after full implementation of the reported practice was obtained
Not relevant
Evaluation of a “positive” effect of the reported practice on Patient Safety
Not relevant
Type of before-and after evaluation
There is no specified text here
Enclosure of a reference or attachment in case of published evaluation’s results
Evaluation not published.
Health care context where the Patient Safety Practices was implemented
Nursing facility
Hospital
Other or not relevant
Transferability
Successful implementation of this Patient Safety Practice in other health care settings than above stated
No
Specification of implementation in another health care setting(s)
There is no specified text here
Successful implementation’s level ¬†of this Patient Safety Practice across settings
There is no specified text here
Involved health care staff
Physicians
Nurses
Health care assistants
Quality manager
Risk manager
Other or not relevant
Patient Involvement
Direct service user’s involvement as integral part of this Patient Safety Practice
No
Specification of the service users or their representatives’ involvement in the implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
Point of time in which service user or their reprasentatives’ involvement takes place
There is no specified text here
Active seeking of service users’ opinion, feedback, experience, etc. as integral part of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
Short description of the service users’ level of involvement
There is no specified text here
Public accessibility of information regarding this Patient Safety Practice to patients and citizens/service users
Yes
List of sources where public information is accessible
http://www.pasientsikkerhetskampanjen.no/no/I+trygge+hender
Implementation of the Patient Safety Practice
Existing collaboration with other countries or international organisations related to implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Problems encountering in the implememntation course of this Patient Safety Practice like lack of motivation, no management support, etc.
Yes
List of the most prevelent difficulties encuntered during implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Lack of knowledge on implementation strategies
Lack of sharing of progress information among involved staff
No data feed back to involved staff
No management support
No motivation among staff
Staff or management did not recognise the need for change
List of the most prevalent drivers for a successful implemetation of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
Use of any specific incentives to enhance motivation while implementing this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Description of used incentives, if any.
The practice was included in the Commission documents to the Regional health trust.
Existence of support or approval by the clinical or hospital management or any other hihg level authority in the implementation process of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Costs of the Patient Safety Practices
Completion of cost calculation related to this Patient Safety Practice
No
Total number of person days required to implement this Patient Safety Practice
Clinical staff:
External consultants:
Support staff:
Managerial staff:
Others:
Not relevant:
Total number of person days required for training as preparation for implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Clinical staff:
External consultants:
Support staff:
Managerial staff:
Others:
Not relevant:
Total cost in Euro of specific equipment (machines, software, communications supplies, etc.) needed to support implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
Associated cost with a work reduction or foregoing in order to deliver this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here