Join the Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS) Initiative for a complimentary CME/CNE webinar that will review the critical role nephrologists and dialysis professionals have in preventing infections and diagnosing infections when they occur. Featured speakers will discuss best practices for monitoring and testing for hepatitis C and procedures necessary to prevent the spread of hepatitis C within the dialysis facility.
Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
Demonstrate understanding of the need for timely monitoring and surveillance of individuals on dialysis for the presence of hepatitis C.
Discuss the process for hepatitis C detection, as well as what to do if a positive seroconversion is detected.
Discuss the procedures necessary to prevent the spread of hepatitis C within the dialysis facility.
Summarize the 2018 KDIGO guidance for the detection and treatment of hepatitis C for individuals undergoing dialysis treatment.
Apply any modifications needed in either the detection, prevention, referral, and treatment for hepatitis C within your dialysis facility.