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Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

Bloodstream Infection (BSI) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event - March 2020

Presenters:

Jonathan Segal, MD
Maria Regnier, RN, MSN, CNN

Biographies:

Jonathan Segal, MD, is a nephrologist at the University of Michigan and is the Medical Review Board Chair for Midwest Kidney Network 11.

Maria Regnier, RN, MSN, CNN, is the Senior Director for the upper Midwest Enterprise Dialysis programs at Sanford Health.  

Presentation Objectives:

  • Discuss why some dialysis facilities have high rates of fistulas despite having patients with many comorbid conditions
  • Discuss how to empower nurses to evaluate fistulas and collaborate with the vascular surgeons to shorten the time a patient has a catheter.