Antiseptic Use in HD – A Review by 3M Summary
November 7, 8 & 9, 2016
5 Rights of Antiseptic Use in HD
|1||Right Product||#1 Chlohexidine 2% with 70% Isopropol Alcohol||#2 Aqueous Chlorhexidine||#3 Povidone Iodine|
|2||Right Volume for Treatment||Choose product format that will deliver the surface coverage area.|
|3||Right Application Time||SWAB – 15 seconds each side of swab
WIPE – 30 seconds (Do not flip)
|4||Right Application Technique||Back & forth vertical strokes around catheter (15 seconds)||Flip Swab||Back & forth horizontal strokes around catheter (15 seconds)|
|5||Let it Air Dry!||No blowing, fanning or wiping!|
Biking on Dialysis VIDEO
Check out some of our awesome patients who bike while on dialysis and learn more about the program.
Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education Series
The Section of Nephrology Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education series continues Thursday October 27, 2016 with a presentation from Dr. ALissa Lloyd.
‘Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease’
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Read More…
MRP Year in Review 2015-2016
Our 2015-2016 Year in Review is available to view here on our website. This review highlights some of our activities that happened through the year and also summarizes some of our program statistics including that our patient population grew by 484 patients between April 2015 and April 2016.
Nephrology Health-Care Professionals Day
Thanks for all your hard work MRP staff! You have been integral in ensuring the best care for our patients in all circumstances.
Dr. Mauro Verrelli, Medical Director, Dr. Claudio Rigatto, Associate Medical Director, Betty Lou Burke, Program Director & Alan Weber, Administrative Director
Also, a recent email from an MRP patient stated:
“Not enough thanks could ever be enough for those who keep all of us patients going and alive everyday. A heart felt thank you to all who keep us patients returning for our needed and wonderful treatments!!!
I cannot thank you all enough myself, but a warm thank you from all patients. I hope this makes a difference for you that look after us.” – MRP Patient email submission, September 2016