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Free Educational Webinar on Infection Prevention in Dialysis Facilities (May 23)

Posted on May 01, 2017

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).

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Free Webinar on Infection Prevention in Dialysis Facilities (May 2)

Posted on Apr 24, 2017

Making Dialysis Safer CoalitionANNA 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

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Nurse Appointed to Serve as Surgeon General

Posted on Apr 21, 2017

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.

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Zika Virus: Information and Resources

Posted on Apr 07, 2017

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.

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Call for Technical Expert Panel Members: ESRD Medication Reconciliation and Management

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

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.

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