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Continuing Education “Infection Prevention in Dialysis Settings”

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Infection Prevention in Dialysis Settings

CDC has created a new continuing education course “Infection Prevention in Dialysis Settings” for outpatient hemodialysis healthcare workers, including technicians and nurses.

The 1-hour self-guided training course features a flash-based slide presentation and audio narration. The course reviews the following topic areas:

  • Infections that patients can get from dialysis
  • Infection control recommendations for outpatient hemodialysis healthcare workers, and
  • Educating your patients and their caregivers.

If you want to receive Continuing Education for completing the course, you must complete a course assessment and evaluation using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEOnline) system. You may access the system at: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline.

 

Access the TCE online system by clicking here

Please contact the CDC Continuing Education office if you have questions about the TCEOnline system:
Email: ce@cdc.gov
Phone: 1-800-41-TRAIN (418-7246) Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:00PM ET.


Continuing Education Information

Infection Prevention in Dialysis Settings - WB2736
  • Origination Date: June 1, 2016
  • Expiration Date: June 1, 2018
  • Course URL: /dialysis/clinician/CE/infection-prevent-outpatient-hemo.html
  • Hardware/Software: Computer Hardware; Internet connection
  • Materials: None
  • Target Audience: Registered Nurses and Hemodialysis Technicians
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Format: Web-based presentation (self-guided)
  • Contact Information: Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion hip@cdc.gov

Program Description:

This self-guided training course features a flash-based slide presentation and audio narration. The course reviews topics including infections that patients can get from dialysis, infection control recommendations for healthcare workers in outpatient hemodialysis settings, and educating patients and their caregivers.  


Objectives:

By the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. List three ways to prevent catheter infections in hemodialysis patients
  2. Describe how to safely carry medications
  3. Describe how to effectively perform hand hygiene

Faculty/Credentials:

Matthew J. Arduino, DrPH, Supervisory Research Microbiologist, Branch Chief, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Priti Patel, MD, MPD, Medical Officer, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Joseph Perz, DrPH, MA, Lead Epidemiologist/Team Leader, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Kristin Rainisch, MPH, Health Communications Specialist, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Nicola D. Thompson, PhD, MS, Research Epidemiologist, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Abbigail Tumpey, MPH, Associate Director of Communication Science, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion


Accreditation Statements:

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides (0.7 ) contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer  ( 0.1) CEU's for this program.


Disclosure:

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.


Method of Participation:

Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
Pass the posttest at __75___% at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline

Fees: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

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