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2019 Bloodstream Infection
Quality Improvement Activity (QIA)

Network Project Lead: Jeannette Shrift

Presentations

NCC BSI QIA Learning and Action Network (LAN) Materials

Quality Improvement Videos and Tools

Electronic Medical Records(EMR)/
Health Information Exchange (HIE) Connectivity

Tools and Resources for BSI Reduction

CDC Resources to Support Core Intervention #9 – Antimicrobial Ointment

References

  1. Soi V, Moore CL, Kumbar L, Yee J. Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients on hemodialysis: challenges and management strategies. International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease. 2016; 9:95-103. doi:10.2147/IJNRD.S76826.
  2. Nguyen DB1, Shugart A2, Lines C2 et al. National healthcare safety network (NHSN) dialysis event surveillance report for 2014. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jul 7;12(7):1139-1146. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11411116. Epub 2017 Jun 29.
  3. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. CDC approach to BSI prevention in dialysis facilities. CDC.gov. http://www.cdc.gov/dialysis/prevention-tools/core-interventions.html Last updated June 15, 2016. Accessed December 18, 2017.
  4. Yi SH, Kallen AJ, Hess S, Bren VR. Sustained infection reduction in an outpatient hemodialysis centers participating in a collaborative bloodstream infection prevention effort. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2016: -14.