Focus Areas

BCA Focus Areas

Systematic, evidence-based approaches to HAI reduction, antibiotic stewardship and other focus areas.

Antibiotic Stewardship

Up to half of antibiotic use is unneeded and antibiotics are losing their effectiveness.

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Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

CAUTI accounts for up to 40% of all healthcare-associated infections, many are preventable.

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Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection

CLABSI is potentially deadly – about 1 in 5 people die – but highly preventable.

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

VAP is a grave complication in ICU patients – more than 1 in 10 will die – but can be minimised.

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Surgical Site Infection

Up to 1 in 10 patients get a wound infection from surgery; we can do better.

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Peripheral IV Catheter Insertion *NEW*

Peripheral IV catheters fail prematurely up to 70% of the time and complications (e.g. bloodstream infection) can be serious; we know how to improve.

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Workplace Culture *NEW*

Burnout is common; let’s create great places to work.

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