NTDS Webinar Series: Targeting Zero Infections — Environmental Decontamination

By ASN Staff

In this complimentary webinar, review the critical role that nephrologists and dialysis professionals have in preventing infections. Examine the CDC's recommendations for dialysis station disinfection and compare your medical facility's policies with environmental disinfection best practices. Discover the patient perspective on environmental cleanliness and learn how nephrologists can take a leadership role in facility sanitization.target audience.PNG

Learning Objectives:
 

  • participants will be able to demonstrate understanding of the CDC recommendations for dialysis station environmental disinfection;
  • translate the patient perspective on environmental cleanliness into actionable steps;
  • list three challenges to reliable implementation of best practices for environmental disinfection and discuss ways to overcome these challenges:
  • summarize the leadership responsibility of the Medical Director in ensuring environmental disinfection in the dialysis unit.


Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit Designation Statements
 

CME Credit

The American Society of Nephrology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Nephrology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Accreditation Provider

CNE Credit

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and the American Society of Nephrology. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

This activity is awarded up to 1.0 ANCC contact hour.


"Infection is a major issue for our very vulnerable dialysis patients. The ASN-NTDS webinars increased my knowledge of infections and provided a foundation for improving infection prevention and treatment in my dialysis units."

David Levy
Senior Instructor of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine

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In this complimentary webinar, review the critical role that nephrologists and dialysis professionals have in preventing infections. Examine the CDC's recommendations for dialysis station disinfection and compare your medical facility's policies with environmental disinfection best practices. Discover the patient perspective on environmental cleanliness and learn how nephrologists can take a leadership role in facility sanitization.target audience.PNG

Learning Objectives:
 

  • participants will be able to demonstrate understanding of the CDC recommendations for dialysis station environmental disinfection;
  • translate the patient perspective on environmental cleanliness into actionable steps;
  • list three challenges to reliable implementation of best practices for environmental disinfection and discuss ways to overcome these challenges:
  • summarize the leadership responsibility of the Medical Director in ensuring environmental disinfection in the dialysis unit.


Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit Designation Statements
 

CME Credit

The American Society of Nephrology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Nephrology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Accreditation Provider

CNE Credit

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and the American Society of Nephrology. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

This activity is awarded up to 1.0 ANCC contact hour.


"Infection is a major issue for our very vulnerable dialysis patients. The ASN-NTDS webinars increased my knowledge of infections and provided a foundation for improving infection prevention and treatment in my dialysis units."

David Levy
Senior Instructor of Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine

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Friday, June 8, 2018