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Infection Prevention in Hemodialysis Settings

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    Infection Prevention in Hemodialysis Settings With CE Units

Hemodialysis patients are at high risk for developing infections. Learn effective strategies for preventing infection in acute, chronic, and home hemodialysis settings. This course provides resources and checklists to assist in the development of an infection prevention plan. 


Ten modules cover the following topics:

  • Environmental and equipment cleaning
  • Hand hygiene
  • Immunization and tuberculosis (TB) screening
  • Medication/injection safety
  • Pre- and post-surgical infection prevention
  • Standard/transmission-based precautions
  • Vascular access
  • Water treatment
  • Prevention strategies
  • Assessment

2-4 hours

$80 members/$105 non-members

CNE: APIC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Nursing contact hours: 4

How do I get contact hours?

To receive contact hours for an online course, you must complete the program in its entirety and complete an online evaluation. Your feedback is not only required by the accrediting organization, but it is vital to development of future programming.

How do I meet requirements to evaluate the program?

Complete the online evaluation from your computer immediately upon completion of the course by using the course survey link provided in the training menu. Once the online evaluation is complete, you will be eligible to obtain your contact hours via the certificate of completion. 

First-time users – Click the orange "register" button above to start the registration process. 

Returning students: 

Please follow the steps below to return to your course.

Step 1:

Log in to APIC.org using the green “Sign in” button at the top of the homepage.

Step 2:

Visit www.apic.org/anywhere to see the list of online courses. Click the course you wish to return to.


Step 3:

On the course information page, click the green button in the middle of the page titled "Return to course"**. Click that button to pass through to your courses.


**Note: if the button is orange and reads “register” instead of green reading “return to course” please sign in to the site using step 1 above.

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Technical support:  education@apic.org