Assisting dialysis facilities to improve both staff and patient awareness of specific patient safety areas, promoting patient safety values, and building a culture of patient safety in every dialysis facility.

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The ESRD Networks believe it is important for each dialysis facility to incorporate patient safety into its organizational culture. In 2008, the 5-Diamond Patient Safety Program was developed as an innovative training and recognition program to assist dialysis providers in increasing awareness and building a culture of safety among patients and staff. The program is designed to focus on specific areas in need of improvement and consistency. Learn more...

The 5-Diamond Patient Safety Program was created by the Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition (MARC, ESRD Network 5) and the Network of New England, is supported by the national ESRD Networks, and is endorsed by:
  American Nephrology Nurses' Association  Renal Physicians Association NRAA-2015-Logo.jpg      
  Dialysis Clinic, Inc. logo American Association of Kidney Patients Fresenius Medical Care logo    
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All previous participants/ viewers must re-register for access to the 2015 program materials.


Use completed 5-Diamond program modules towards re-certification requirements!

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