Patient Safety Tool: Central Line Checklist by Johns Hopkins

Written by Jaimie Oh | March 01, 2012 | Print  |

Project Check offers a free, downloadable checklist designed to reduce harm associated with catheter-related bloodstream infections.

The checklist was developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine to help nurses and other care providers adhere to best practices, including time outs, hand hygiene, catheter placement and personal protective equipment.

Download the central line checklist (PDF) for use in your facility.

Note: View our database providing reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in hospitals, surgery centers and other organizations by clicking here.

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