Joint Commission Seeks Input on Revisions to Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections NPSG

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The Joint Commission is seeking input on proposed revisions to the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs).

The proposed revisions to NPSG.07.06.01 are based on evidence-based practices for preventing CAUTI.

These proposed revisions would affect three Joint Commission programs: hospitals, critical access hospitals and nursing care centers.

View the proposed revisions here:

To submit comments for the hospital and critical access hospital programs, click here. To submit comments for the nursing care center program, click here.

Comments must be submitted by October 14, 2015.


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