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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.
 
Patient Education and Engagement
Provide standardized education to all patients on infection prevention topics including vascular access care, hand hygiene, risks related to catheter use, recognizing signs of infection, and instructions for access management when away from the dialysis unit.

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* 5. How often does staff educate and engage patients around infection prevention topics? (Select all that apply.)

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* 6. How often do patients (or a Facility Patient Representative) assist staff with conducting your patient engagement efforts?

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* 7. Who typically leads the patient engagement efforts at your facility?

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* 8. What has been the most creative or effective way you know of to enhance patient engagement at your facility?

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* 9. Have you used the CDC's Conversation Starter to Prevent Infections in Dialysis Patients tool with your patients? [https://www.cdc.gov/dialysis/patient/conversation-starter.html]

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