A free webinar entitled Targeting Zero Infections: Where Do We Begin? will be offered on May 23, 2017 (12:00 noon EDT). This webinar is the first in an educational series presented as part of the Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety Project and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ANNA teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other kidney and dialysis organizations to reduce the number of bloodstream infections in dialysis patients th
On April 21, 2017, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, a career public health nurse, was appointed to serve as acting Surgeon General of the United States. Previously, she served as Deputy Surgeon General in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. Dr. Trent-Adams served as Chief Nurse Officer of USPHS from November 2013 through May 2016. In this role, she advised the Office of the Surgeon General and the U.S.
As the Zika virus outbreak continues, it is important for all health care providers to stay informed regarding the latest information and recommendations. Please use the resources below to stay informed.
The University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, through its contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will convene a technical expert panel (TEP) to inform the development of a quality measure(s) related to medication reconciliation and management in dialysis facilities.