Strategies for safely transporting dialysis patients with COVID-19, as well as for discontinuing isolation for staff and patients after infections, were highlighted during an ASN webinar on COVID-19 hosted by Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Patient Safety.
ASN NTDS. Webinar: CDC Recommendations and Policy Updates for Current Challenges in the Dialysis Setting. March 26, 2020. https://www.asn-online.org/ntds/resources/Webcast_2020_03_26_COVID-19.mp4
CDC. Coronavirus 2019. Dialysis Facilities. Screening and Triage at Intake. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/dialysis/screening.html
CDC. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outpatient Dialysis Facility Preparedness Assessment Tool. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID-19-outpatient-dialysis.pdf
ASN. CMS Announces Relief for Clinicians, Providers, Hospitals and Facilities Participating in Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19 https://www.asn-online.org/g/blast/files/CMS%20QMVIG%20Updates.pdf
White D Kidney News Online. Critical clarification from CMS: PD catheter and vascular access placement is essential https://www.kidneynews.org/policy-advocacy/leading-edge/critical-clarification-from-cms-pd-catheter-and-vascular-access-placement-is-essential