Identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.

Identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.

Consider the clinical environment in which you are currently working in hemodialysis facility . Collaborate with a leader or educator in the clinical environment to

identify a problem, issue, or educational deficit upon which to build a proposal for change.
Problem :Preventing Catheter-Associated
Bloodstream Infections in Hemodialysis
facilities

In a paper of no more than 800 words, describe the nature of the problem, issue, or educational deficit. Include the following in your discussion:
1.The setting and/or context in which the problem, issue, or educational deficit can be observed.
2.Detailed description of the problem, issue, or educational deficit.
3.Impact of the problem, issue, or educational deficit on the work environment, the quality of care provided by staff, and patient outcomes.
4.Gravity of the problem, issue, or educational deficit and its significance to nursing.
5.Proposed solution to address the problem, issue, or educational deficit.

Nephrology Nursing Journal September-October 2011 Vol. 38, No. 5 411
Preventing Catheter-Associated
Bloodstream Infections in Hemodialysis
Centers: The Facility Perspective
Bloodstream infections are a
potentially devastating complication
of hemodialysis treatment.