- •Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) rates were seen to increase nationwide during the COVID pandemic.
- •Cognitive-science based training can be an effective learning strategy for adults.
- •Cognitive-science based training can help decrease CLABSI rates.
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Conflict of Interest: Matthew Jensen Hays, PhD, is an employee of Amplifire, the software platform used to deliver the training. He is salaried; there is no direct monetary benefit to him from the work described or the publication thereof.
This quality improvement project was determined exempt from human subjects review by the systems' Institutional Review Board.