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* 2. Complete the below information.

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* 3. Rank your facility's CURRENT level of implementation OVERALL of the 9 CDC Core Intervention for dialysis bloodstream infection (BSI) prevention.
 
1. Surveillance and feedback using NHSN
2. Hand Hygiene Observations
3. Catheter/vascular access care observations
4. Staff education and competency
5. Patient education/engagement
6. Catheter reduction
7. Chlorhexidine for skin antisepsis
8. Catheter hub disinfection
9. Antimicrobial ointment

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* 4. Rank your facility's CURRENT level of implementation of the below CDC Core Intervention for dialysis bloodstream infection (BSI) prevention.
 
Catheter/Vascular Access Care Observations
Perform observations of vascular access care and catheter accessing quarterly. Assess staff adherence to aseptic technique when connecting and disconnecting catheters and during dressing changes. Share results with clinical staff.

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* 5. How often are Catheter/Vascular Access Care Observations conducted? (Select all that apply.)

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* 6. How often do patients assist staff with conducting the Catheter/Vascular Access Care Observations? (Select all that apply.)

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* 7. If patients are not participating in your facility's catheter/vascular access care observation audits, how can we encourage them to participate?

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* 8. Have you shared the NKF's Vascular Access Patient Resources with your patients? [https://www.kidney.org/professionals/guidelines/guidelines_commentaries/vascular-access]

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