Does Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing Really Help? Reducing Infection Through Evidence-Based Practices

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT

What is the evidence for Chlorhexidine Gluconate patient cleansing and how do you assimilate it into your practice?  Learn a bit about chlorhexidine history, what evidence is out there, and how you can use the information to make decisions about patient protection.

Learning Points:

  • Illustrate the history of CHG and its many uses through the decades
  • Understand the evidence for CHG bathing as an intervention against healthcare associated infections
  • Implement evidence-based best practices for daily bathing