Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

Download the "Days Since Infection" Poster here.

NTDS Project Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for people with kidney failure by engaging nephrologists as team leaders in transformational change that continuously improves the safety of life sustaining dialysis.

Spotlight: Environmental Decontamination

This month, NTDS continues its Targeting Zero Infections webinar series with its fourth webinar. This webinar is entitled: "Targeting Zero Infections: Environmental Decontamination", and will be held on Tuesday, June 19 at 12:00 PM ET. Registration is complimentary. CEs are available for physicians and nurses.

Key webinar points include:
  • the critical role that nephrologists and dialysis professionals have in preventing infections
  • CDC's recommendations for dialysis station disinfection
  • environmental disinfection best practices
  • patient perspective on environmental cleanliness
  • the nephrologist's leadership role in facility sanitization
  • To register, click here.

    Promising Practice: ASN Virtual Mentor Dialysis Curriculum

    ASN Virtual Mentor Dialysis Curriculum

    The NTDS is pleased to announce the addition of an infection prevention section to the ASN Virtual Mentor Dialysis Curriculum.

    Topic areas include:

    • Infection Prevention in Dialysis Patients;
    • Medical Leadership and Culture of Safety;
    • Infection Prevention in a Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program;
    • Practical Steps for Detecting and Managing Patients with Bloodborne Pathogens; and
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Protecting Our Patients.
    • To view the Curriculum, click here.

      Feature Partner: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology(APIC)

      APIC will hold its annual conference June 13-15, 2018, in Minneapolis.

      For more information, click here.

Resource Library: Highlight

State-based HAI prevention Policy Resources
State-based HAI prevention Policy Resources
Posted March 1, 2018

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