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2020 Infection Prevention & Catheter Reduction (IPCR)

To access the requirement monthly IPCR portal please click here 



Additional Resource

COVID-19 Infection Control Resources

CDC’s Dealing with a suspected COVID patient

CDC’s Frontline Staff Toolkit which contains 3 videos regarding the importance of infection prevention and control practices in outpatient dialysis facilities to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

The 5 Diamond Safety Program, and new COVID-19 Module

CDC's Environmental Disinfection Notes for Clinical Managers


ESRD NCC Resources

NCC’s Fistula First and Catheter Last (FFCL) Resources 

Let's all work together to cross the finish line with Zero infections!

Lifeline for a Lifetime: Planning for Your Vascular Access Guide- English and Spanish

ESRD NCC: Dialysis Audit Tool: Hand Hygiene with Hand Sanitizer- English


CDC’s 4 Ways to Get Ahead of Sepsis

Sepsis Alliance Symptoms Flyer

Vascular Access Guideline Vascular Access Tools 

ESRD Forum Catheter Reduction Toolkit

NW14 "Ditch the Catheter" Flyer 

Rethink Surgical Access 

AAKP’s “Understanding Your Hemodialysis Options” for patients HERE 

6 Tips to Prevent Dialysis Infections: Patients with Catheters - English and Spanish

CDC Audits Pack & Instructions for IPCR QIA 

Infection Prevention Station from 2019 BSI QIA

Long-term Catheters: Rethinking Candidacy for Surgical Access

Arteriovenous Fistula Use in the United States and Dialysis Facility–Level Comorbidity Burden

Vasular Access Tools


COVID-19 & Infection Prevention Practices for Dialysis Facilities

DPC’s Dialysis Access What Every Patient Should Know Webinar HERE

NCC’s Challenges with Dialysis Access and COVID-19 Webinar HERE

IPCR QIA Introductory Webinar