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To help prevent infections in dialysis patients and increase the use of proven practices that cut infection rates in half, the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition has created the posters, checklists and fact sheets for use in provider's offices, dialysis clinics, training sessions, and work areas.  

To order free copies of these materials, please visit CDC-INFO on Demand or click on the links below.

Below are resources by media type:

Patient and Staff Education Materials Pub ID
6 Tips to prevent dialysis infection [PDF - 1 MB] (Eng) 221578
6 Tips to prevent dialysis infection [PDF - 1 MB] (Spn) 221682
Preventing Bloodstream Infections in Outpatient Hemodialysis Patients: Best Practices for Dialysis Staff 221580
Put Together the Pieces to Prevent Infections in Dialysis Patients - Poster [PDF - 534 KB] 221579
Put Together the Pieces to Prevent Infections in Dialysis Patients - Spanish Poster [PDF - 497 KB] 300037
Put Together the Pieces to Prevent Infections in Dialysis Patients - 11 x 17  Poster [PDF - 1.8MKB] 221579
CD - Complete Set of BSI Prevention Tools 222379
Hemodialysis Central Venous Catheter Scrub-the-Hub Protocol [PDF - 205 KB] 300038
Environmental Surface Disinfection in Dialysis Facilities: Notes for Clinical Manager [PDF - 402 KB] 300039
Dialysis Audit Tools Pub ID
Hand Hygiene Audit Tool [PDF - 185 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222398
AV Fistula & Graft Cannulation and Decannulation Audit Tool [PDF - 189 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222397
Catheter Connection and Disconnection Audit Tool [PDF - 120 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222396
Dialysis Station Routine Disinfection Audit Tool [PDF - 274 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222395
Catheter Exit Site Care Audit Tool [PDF - 122 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222394
Injection Safety: Medication Preparation & Administration Audit Tool [PDF - 273 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222393
Dialysis Checklists Pub ID
Hemodialysis Catheter Connection Checklist [PDF -102 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222392
Hemodialysis Catheter Disconnection Checklist [PDF - 109 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222391
Dialysis Station Routine Disinfection Checklist [PDF - 105 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222390
Hemodialysis Catheter Exit Site Care Checklist [PDF - 109 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222389
Hemodialysis Injection Safety: Medication Preparation Checklist [PDF - 77 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222388
Hemodialysis Injection Safety: Medication Administration Checklist [PDF - 77 KB] (One laminated sheet) 300040
Asteriovenous Fistula & Graft Cannulation Checklist [PDF - 106 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222387
Asteriovenous Fistula & Graft Decannulation Checklist [PDF - 111 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222386

Videos and DVDs Pub ID
Preventing Bloodstream Infections in Outpatient Hemodialysis Patients: Best Practices for Dialysis Staff 221580

Toolkits

The following are suggested sets of materials to order for specific infection prevention topics.

Hand Hygience Toolkit Pub ID
CD - Complete Set of BSI Prevention Tools 222379
Hand Hygiene Audit Tool [PDF - 185 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222398

AV Fistula & Graft Cannulation Toolkit Pub ID
CD - Complete Set of BSI Prevention Tools 222379
AV Fistula & Graft Cannulation and Decannulation Audit Tool [PDF - 189 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222397
Asteriovenous Fistula & Graft Cannulation Checklist [PDF - 106 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222387
Asteriovenous Fistula & Graft Decannulation Checklist [PDF - 111 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222386
Environmental Surface Disinfenction in Dialysis Facilities:Notes for Clinical Managers [PDF - 402 KB] 300039

Catheter Care Toolkit Pub ID
CD - Complete Set of BSI Prevention Tools 222379
Catheter Connection and Disconnection Audit Tool [PDF - 120 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222396
Catheter Exit Site Care Audit Tool [PDF - 122 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222394
Hemodialysis Catheter Connection Checklist [PDF - 102 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222392
Hemodialysis Catheter Disconnection Checklist [PDF - 109 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222391
Hemodialysis Catheter Exit Site Care Checklist [PDF - 109 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222389
Environmental Surface Disinfenction in Dialysis Facilities:Notes for Clinical Manages [PDF - 402 KB] 300039
Hemodialysis Central Venous Catheter Scrub-the-Hub Protocol [PDF - 205 KB] 300038

Injection Safety Tools Pub ID
CD - Complete Set of BSI Prevention Tools 222379
Injection Safety: Medication Preparation & Administration Audit Tool [PDF - 273 KB] (One Tear pad with 50 sheets) 222393
Hemodialysis Injection Safety: Medication Preparation Checklist [PDF - 77 KB] (One laminated sheet) 222388
Hemodialysis Injection Safety: Medication Administration Checklist [PDF - 77 KB] (One laminated sheet) 300040

Web Resources and Social Media Messaging

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Copy the code below for CDC’s Dialysis Infection Prevention Tools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Dialysis Infection Prevention Tools

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