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Dialysis Event Training

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  • These courses consist of self-paced, interactive multimedia instruction delivered online.
  • Slide presentation view online or print.
  • Pre-recorded podcast presentation available for viewing on-demand.
  • Pre-recorded webinars available for viewing on-demand

Enrollment (To comply with CMS ESRD QIP Rule)

Required only for the person enrolling the facility, users who are added after the facility is enrolled should review the remaining requirements.

Other resources

Facility Set-up

NHSN Set-up for Outpatient Dialysis Facilities

Required for all users with administrative rights participating in Dialysis Event surveillance.

Other resources

Data Collection and Reporting


Reading the Dialysis Event Protocol [PDF - 342 KB] is a required part of training.

Required annually for all users participating in Dialysis Event surveillance.

Contact NHSN:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    National Healthcare Safety Network
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30333
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    TTY: (888) 232-6348
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