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Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference 2017

111 - Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol

Sep 23, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Sep 23, 2017 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00


National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance reporting is required for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) rule. This session provides a complete introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event reporting requirements and the surveillance definitions necessary to provide complete and accurate monthly reporting.

This session was offered through a partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide training opportunities for nephrology nurses.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Tamara Kear – Board of Directors, American Nephrology Nurses Association

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will list the National Healthcare Safety Network Dialysis Event Surveillance reporting requirements necessary for monthly reporting.


  • Tamara M. Kear, PhD, RN, CNN, FAAN, Executive Director, American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)


Credits Available

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