ASN's Excellence in Patient Care is expanding the efforts that the Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS) Vascular Access Workgroup began in 2016 through a new initiative, Transforming Dialysis Access Together (TDAT). TDAT's scope will optimize dialysis access care, including peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis. This initiative will be multifaceted and crosscutting along the spectrum of dialysis access care.
ASN has recruited thought leaders in dialysis access, including patients, nephrologists, interventionists, radiologists, surgeons, training program directors, technicians, and nurses, to provide leadership and content expertise across five key domains. Domain goals include: