Flexible Cystoscopy Training Guideline and Logbook

The Flexible Cystoscopy: Training & Assessment Guideline and Flexible Cystoscopy: Performance Criteria, Training & Assessment Logbook have become the universal training package in using a flexible cystoscope. Created by our British colleagues, the British Association of Urological Nurses (BAUN) and the British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS), these free evidence-based guidelines are available for download on the BAUS website.

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IOM Releases Report Assessing Progress of "The Future of Nursing" Report

On December 4, 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report entitled, “Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing.” This new report is a follow up to the 2010 IOM report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, which included recommendations regarding the roles for nurses in the new health care landscape.

AHRQ Releases Toolkit for Reducing CAUTIs in Hospitals

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a new toolkit to help clinical teams reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Developed for clinicians by clinicians, the Toolkit for Reducing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs) helps health care professionals prevent CAUTIs in patients by following clinical best practices and creating a culture of safety.

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