Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.
Infection Prevention in the Dialysis Unit | View Recording
Presenters: Helen Rosales, RN, BSN, CNN, Jinkee Borja, RN, BSN, CNN, Marek Patyniak, RN, BSN, and Barry Rubin, BA, RN
Biographies: Ms. Rosales is a clinical resource leader at Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) in Glendale, Arizona.
Ms. Borja is a clinical resource leader for the in-patient acute dialysis facility at MIHS in Glendale, Arizona.
Mr. Patyniak is a clinical resource leader at MIHS in Glendale, Arizona.
Mr. Rubin is the facility manager of a 60-patient home dialysis unit serving east Phoenix and eastern Arizona. He is also the clinical practice administrator at MIHS in Glendale, Arizona.
- Presented access infection rate in Maricopa Integrated Health Center dialysis unit from a historical perspective.
- Described supplies and tools implemented to help lower the infection rate.
- Described innovative staff practices that helped reduced bloodstream infection rates.
- Described infection prevention education for renal dialysis patient population.
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