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Tune in to Safe Healthcare: Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility - Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative


Meeting Description:
 
 

AGENDA

 

Welcome/Moderator

Priti Patel, MD, MPH

Medical Officer

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis

Facility – Results of the Standardizing Care

to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End stage

renal disease (SCOPE) Collaborative

 

Bradley A. Warady, MD

Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Director, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation

Children’s Mercy Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine

 

Alicia M. Neu, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

Director, Pediatric Nephrology

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

Question and Answer Session

 

All Speakers

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTON: This presentation will include a discussion of results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End stage renal disease (SCOPE) Collaborative, which is a Quality Transformation Network for dialysis centers serving children aiming to:

  • Improve patient outcomes

  • Support collaborating pediatric nephrology centers

  • Enable physicians to meet the ABP Part IV MOC requirements, and
  • Generate new knowledge and evidence-based clinical practices in the pediatric nephrology population.  
     

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe infection control techniques that reduce the risk and spread of healthcare- associated infections (HAI).

  • Identify unsafe practices that place patients at risk for HAIs.

  • Describe best practices for infection control and prevention in daily practice in healthcare settings.

  • Apply standards, guidelines, best practices, and established processes related to safe and effective medication use.  

     

This webinar offers CE for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Medical Residents, Epidemiologists, Laboratorians, and Administrators.
Details
Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Time: 03:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Jacqueline Sanchez
 Presenter Information
Alicia Neu, MD
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Dr. Neu is Professor of Pediatrics and Division Director for Pediatric Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  She has served as Director of Pediatric Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation at Hopkins since 2001. Her research has focused on evaluating the quality of care provided to pediatric ESRD patients in an effort to improve that care. Dr. Neu has significant experience leading national and international collaborative groups focused on pediatric ESRD care including the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS), for which she serves as President. Dr. Neu is a founding member and core faculty of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESRD (SCOPE) Collaborative. SCOPE is a multicenter quality transformation network focused on reducing infection in pediatric dialysis patients by increasing implementation of standardized care practices. 


Bradley A. Warady, MD
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Bradley A. Warady, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Division of Nephrology and Director, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation at Children's Mercy Hospital. Dr. Warady serves as Co-Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study and the International Pediatric Dialysis Network (IPDN).  He is VP, Board of Directors of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS), Chair of the Pediatric Liaison Committee of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) and Treasurer of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association. He chaired the committee that published the ISPD Pediatric Peritonitis Treatment Guidelines and serves as faculty member for the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESRD (SCOPE) Collaborative. He’s co-edited and Pediatric Dialysis and has published more than 400 articles and book chapters.