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Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety

Management of Clostridioides difficile Infections in Outpatient Hemodialysis Settings

Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Register for the September 24, 2021, webinar - Management of Clostridioides difficile Infections (C-diff) in Outpatient Hemodialysis Settings here.

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EDT

Please join us for this complimentary webinar!

This webinar provides an overview of the importance of identifying and tracking possible Clostridioides difficile infections (CDI) in the outpatient dialysis setting, as well as suggestions for decreasing potential transmission of CDI within the dialysis facility.

Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the potential causes of CDI and its impact on individuals receiving dialysis therapy.
  • List potential actions to be taken to decrease transmission of CDI in the outpatient dialysis facility.
  • Compare the recommended processes for management of CDI to those used in your facility and potential modifications which may be needed to decrease the likelihood of transmission.

Moderators

Alan S. Kliger, MD
Nephrologist, Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Susie Stark

NTDS Director
American Society of Nephrology
Washington, DC

Speakers

Erika D'Agata, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
The Warrent Alpert Medical School of
Brown University
Providence, RI

Nicole Gualandi, MS/MPH, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Disclosures

All faculty, planner, and staff disclosures may be viewed here.

Target Audience

  • Medical Directors
  • Nephrologists
  • Nurses
  • Technicians
  • Nephrology Fellows
  • Other

Registration

To register for this webinar, visit here.

Commercial Support

Support for the NTDS initiative and webinars is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Accreditation and AMA Credit Designation Statements

In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Nephrology is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians

The American Society of Nephrology designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ /. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses

This CE activity is approved for 1.00 ANCC contact hours.

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