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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.
 
Chlorhexidine for skin antisepsis 
Use an alcohol-based chlorhexidine (>0.5%) solution as the first line skin antiseptic agent for central line insertion and during dressing changes.* 
* Povidone-iodine (preferably with alcohol) or 70% alcohol are alternatives for patients with chlorhexidine intolerance.                                      

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* 5. How many of your patients have a chlorhexidine intolerance?

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* 6. Which chlorhexidine alternative is typically used for these patients? (enter N/A if you do not have any patients that need an alternative)

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