Infection Prevention in the Hemodialysis Setting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019  8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.



Registration open through 9/6/2019 11:45 PM EST



This intense, fast-paced course is designed to provide current knowledge and skills necessary for infection prevention professionals to perform infection prevention activities effectively in the hemodialysis setting.


The course includes lectures, discussion and educational activities, as well as the opportunity to network with infection prevention and control experts and other health care providers.


Agenda subject to change.

Click here to open Infection_Prevention_in_the_Hemodialysis_Setting_Agenda.pdf


Continuing Education

Clarkson College is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest MSD Provider Approval Number: NE621-1


Infection Prevention in the Hemodialysis Settings

6.5 nursing contact hours awarded

6.5 education hours awarded

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive nursing contact hours an individual must:

  • Attend the entire event. Partial credit is not provided
  • Participate in the end of day workshop
  • Complete and submit an evaluation form

Joint Providers

This educational event has been jointly provided by:

  • Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN)
  • Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program (ICAP)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessement and Promotion Program (ASAP)
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services HAI-AR Program
  • Clarkson College Professional Development


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Registration is $125.00

Registration must be received seven (7) days prior to the event.

Pre-registration is required. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Course fee includes lunch, snacks and materials.

VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards are accepted online or over the phone. Individuals and/or a facility may register by postal mail, or in person with cash, check or money order. For details regarding registering, call 402.552.6148.


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, we would be happy to allow another individual from your facility to come in your place, or you may request a transfer to another scheduled NICN Infection Prevention Course session. Please provide us with at least 5 business days' notice.

To cancel, we must be notified at least 5 business days prior to the event date, in order to receive a 90% refund.

Refunds are not provided to individuals who do not show, do not cancel, or do not attend the entire event. Please call 402.552.6148 for further information.


Yanney Conference Center
Located in the:
Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Nebraska Medicine
505 S. 45th St.
Omaha, NE 68105

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Course Direction

Course direction has been provided by:

Angela Hewlett MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMC

Muhammad Salman Ashraf MBBS, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMC

L. Kate Tyner RN, BSN, CIC, Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion (ICAP)

Maureen Tierney MD, Health-Care Associated Infections Director, Nebraska DHHS Epidemiology Unit

Margaret Drake MT(ASCP), CIC, DHHS HAI Infection Preventionist

Teri Fitzgerald RN, BSN, CIC, ICAP, Nebrkasa Medicine Infection Preventionist

Kristen Van Allen MSN, CIC, CNN, Infection Prevention Manager Apex, DaVita Kidney Care

Stephanie Husky RN, CDN, Quality Improvement Manager, Qsource ESRD Network 12

Jenny Lantis BSN, RN, CIC, Great plains Infection Preventionist

Pam Truscott MSN, RN

Karma Dorn, Regional Quaility Manager, Kansas City region, Fresenius Kidney care

Danelle Prochnau, Nurse educator, DCI Nebraska and iowa

Tammi Schaffart BSN, RN, Douglas County Health Center, Infection Preventionist

Deb Gleaves Dialysis center of Lincoln, Quality Assurance

Judi Dunn MS, CPP, RN-BC, Director, Professional Development, Clarkson College


Parking information and a detailed map will be emailed prior to event.

Please allow adequate time to park and find the conference location.

Contact Us

Clarkson College Professional Development

Contact us at:

PH 402.552.6123 or 402.552.6148