Kern Medical to Present at 20th Anniversary CALNOC Conference in Monterey, Calif.
October 21, 2016
What: Kern Medical will present at the 20th Anniversary CALNOC (Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes) Conference in late October. The hospital will focus on the prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI), the most frequently occurring healthcare-associated infection. With a robust team of care providers, nurse-driven protocols and rapid process improvement techniques, Kern Medical decreased CAUTI rates from 23.4 per 1,000 patient days to 2.5 per 1,000 patient days from 2010 to the first half of 2016.
Sunday, Oct. 23 through Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row
Monterey, California 93940
Kern Medical and CALNOC
About Kern Medical
Kern Medical provides Kern County’s only trauma center and offers all members of the community access to basic and specialty care through a network of clinics and physicians. It is the area’s only academic training hospital and is affiliated with the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to its main campus, it operates outpatient clinics on Columbus Street, Truxtun Avenue, and Stockdale Highway for nearly 120,000 patients each year.
CALNOC (the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes), is the leading provider of actionable information and research on nursing sensitive quality indicators.
Always on the forefront of patient care excellence, CALNOC created the first nursing database registry of nursing sensitive indicators which turns patient outcome data into powerful information for hospital executives to help guide decisions to advance global patient care. Today CALNOC is the nation’s only Nurse Sensitive Registry developed and managed by Nursing.