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The Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition and the Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety will host an educational webinar entitled Targeting Zero Infections: Environmental Decontamination on June 19, 2018 (12:00 noon EDT).
To honor the dedicated nurses who care for patients with kidney disease, ANNA has designated the second full week in September as Nephrology Nurses Week. In 2018, Nephrology Nurses Week will be observed September 9-15.
Nephrology nurses are very satisfied with nursing as a career, however they identify problems in nephrology nursing work environments, including staffing and threats to their overall well-being.
In February, ANNA collaborated with the American Nurses Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to present a webinar entitled “Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Best Practices in Injection Safety.” This webinar (the fifth in a series launched by the Nursing Infection Control Education (NICE) Network) addressed key issues surrounding inf