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See What's New This Week in Washington, DC

Posted on Feb 20, 2018

Check out the Capitol Hill Update for the latest legislative and regulatory news and activities in Washington, DC. The weekly update includes an overview of current activities on Capitol Hill that are of interest to the nursing and kidney care communities, including the Congressional schedule, legislative and regulatory updates, events, articles of interest, etc.

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Free CE Webinar on Best Practices in Injection Safety (February 22)

Posted on Feb 09, 2018

Participate in a free educational webinar presented by ANNA in collaboration with the American Nurses Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other nursing organizations. The webinar is the fifth in a series launched by the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network addressing key issues surrounding infection prevention in healthcare facilities.

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Call for Nominations: ESRD Patient Reported Outcomes Focus Groups

Posted on Feb 05, 2018

The University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC), under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is seeking nominations for dialysis providers to participate on focus groups to develop Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) quality measures in the ESRD dialysis facility setting.

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Free Webinar: Medication Management for Nurse Practitioners (March 1)

Posted on Feb 04, 2018

The Nurses Services Organization (NSO) will host a free CE webinar entitled Medication Management for Nurse Practitioners (NPs): Protecting Yourself from Liability at 1:00 pm ET on March 1. The webinar will highlight medication prescribing situations that could have adverse outcomes for patients and create liability exposure for NPs and also will review risk reduction strategies that NPs can incorporate into their practice to reduce the chance of medication-related events.

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New Video Provides Dialysis Research Education

Posted on Feb 02, 2018

Increasing research knowledge among patients and clinic personnel is key to fostering research ready clinic cultures. Sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and created by a University of North Carolina-led interdisciplinary research team, a new video aims to promote research readiness in dialysis clinics. The video features a dialysis patient and nurse and was developed based on input from patients, care partners, dialysis nurses, and patient care technicians.

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