Dialysis Facility Resources
Patients undergoing dialysis treatment are at an increased risk for getting HAIs. Systematic surveillance for dialysis-related infections and related events and evidence-based prevention interventions, can significantly reduce HAIs among dialysis patients.
The resources below are for use by healthcare professionals, especially those working in outpatient hemodialysis centers. To assure the information you receive is the most up to date, resources are linked to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Dialysis BSI Prevention Collaborative
Infection Prevention Tools
The Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy - Healthcare-associated Infections
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
Education and Training
Antibiotic Prescribing and Use in Hospitals and Long-Term care
Clinician Education - Dialysis Safety
Continuing Education "Infection Prevention in Dialysis Settings"
Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - Clean Hands Count
Infection Control in Hemodialysis, Training Curriculum - Connecticut DPH
To contact the Healthcare Associated Infections Program, please call 860-509-7995.