Quality Assessment, Improvement, Education (QAIE)​

QAIE Purpose

To produce infection prevention related publications, virtual presentations, and national webinar;
and to advance the use of online learning modules.

 Current Roadmap

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Learning Module

Let’s Reset is a new approach to empower patients to speak up about dialysis safety and prevent infection.

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Micro-Webinar Learning Series

Dialysis infection prevention guidance for new medical directors

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 Spotlight

Managing Infections in an Outpatient Dialysis Facility

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This is a self-paced learning tool designed specifically for staff in outpatient hemodialysis facilities. It focuses on key infection prevention techniques and patient safety concepts, and is presented in a case-based format.

Targeting Zero Infections

A Curriculum to Achieve Zero Preventable Infections

This is a self-paced learning tool designed specifically for staff in outpatient hemodialysis facilities. It focuses on key infection prevention techniques and patient safety concepts. Chapters of this Curriculum marked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Making Dialysis Safer logo represent collaborative work between the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the CDC, through sponsoring Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS).

 QAIE Resource Library Highlights

Standardizing the Blood Culture Collection Process in the Outpatients Dialysis Facility

(Webinar Recorded: July 2020)

Management of C-diff in Outpatient Hemodialysis Settings

(Webinar Recorded: September 2021)