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.

 New Resources


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Targeting Zero Infections: Micro-Webinar Learning Series for New Nephrologists

This three-part micro-webinar series is for nephrology fellows and focuses on what they need to know about infection prevention in the dialysis unit.

  • Section 1- Preventing Outpatient Dialysis Infections As A Team
    Join Drs. Sana Waheed and Solomia Savedchuk for their insight into team dynamics in the effort to prevent dialysis infections.
  • Section 2- What a Nephrologist Needs to Know About Water Systems
    Danilo Concepcion (CBNT, CCHT-A, FNKF) provides valuable insight into water and water systems used in outpatient dialysis units.
  • Section 3- Infection Prevention and Control at Outpatient Dialysis
    Drs. Thejeswi Pujar and Marie Philipneri provide an overview on infection prevention and control in the outpatient dialysis setting.
lets reset

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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 Spotlight

Managing Infections in an Outpatient Dialysis Facility

managing infection

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)