ESRD National Coordinating Center Vaccination Webinar Update

The End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC) thanks all those who attended our first National Healthcare Associated Infections Learning and Action Network Event, “Aiming for 100%: What You Should Know to Increase Your Patient’s Willingness to Take the Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccines.” The webinar was held on September 30, 2014 and was attended by nearly 200 professionals. It featured nationally renowned speakers focused on helping the ESRD community improve vaccination rates. The webinar is now available to view on the ESRD NCC website at: By following the instructions on our website, nurses and technicians can receive 1.0 CEs through the Northwest Renal Network (Network 16), provider # CEP 16217, which is certified through the California Board of Registered Nurses. The NCC appreciates Network 16’s collaboration, which allows these CEs to be offered. For those who attended the webinar on September 30, CE certificates are complete. All registered attendees should be in receipt of their certificate. Please contact the ESRD NCC at if you did not receive your certificate. We appreciate the positive feedback received in offering this event. Please watch for an announcement of our second event in this important series aimed at eliminating HAI’s in the ESRD population. The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) provides support and coordination at the national level for the Medicare ESRD Network Program, under contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS.) For more information, please contact the ESRD NCC at 813-865-3535 or email This publication was developed under Contract Number HHSM-500-2013-NW002C, titled “End Stage Renal Disease Network Coordinating Center (ESRD NCC)”, sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services. The contents presented do not necessarily reflect CMS policy.Facebooktwittermail