Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

A new "Compendium of Infection Control and Prevention Resources" has been added to the Resource Library. Click here to view the resources.

NTDS is pleased to present the Annual Report for Year 3 of the NTDS Project! To view the Report, click here.

Download the "Days Since Infection" Poster here.

Resources on Ebola have been added to the NTDS Resource Library. Click here to view the resources.

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: NephSAP: Infection Control and Prevention in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

NTDS is thrilled to announce that the latest issue of ASN's NephSAP: Infection Control and Prevention in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities, is now available. This issue presents the reader with the latest updates on key topics including the roles of team members in addressing infection prevention and ensuring a culture of safety; universal precautions, such as safe injection practices and vaccination; environmental cleaning and disinfection; vascular access care; antimicrobial locks and caps; hepatitis B and C; multidrug-resistant organisms; antibiotic stewardship; presentation of fever; and preparedness for emerging threats and disasters.

NephSAP is complimentary for ASN members. To view this issue, visit this link.


Feature Partner: NATCO, The Organization for Transplant Professionals

NATCO is committed to the advancement of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Their annual meeting will be held in Bellevue, Washington, on July 30-August 2, 2019. The goal of this meeting is to inspire donation and transplant teams to make a difference as we collaborate and develop improvement processes that will result in more lives saved! Click here for more information, and to register.


Resource Library: Highlight

World Health Organization (WHO):  Ebola Situation Reports
World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola Situation Reports
Posted February 26, 2019

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