Learn how to apply National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance definitions and use NHSN data for performance improvement. The session also includes an introduction to running and interpreting the most popular NHSN reports so you can review your facility's data, including Dialysis Event bloodstream infection (BSI) rates and the BSI Standardized Infection Ratio (SIR).
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.
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.
Nephrology professionals will accurately review the National Healthcare Safety Network Dialysis Event Surveillance data for performance improvement.
PhD, RN, CNN, FAAN,
American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
Veterinary Medical Officer,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA