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RPA and major dialysis organizations nationwide have joined forces to develop and launch the Vascular Access Initiative (VAI), a collaborative project to improve the unacceptable rate of central venous catheter (CVC) use in the nation’s kidney patients receiving life-saving hemodialysis. This series of documents and tools is intended to facilitate that effort.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Vascular Access Initiative: Background, Goals, etc PDF (15.15 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Role of Nephrologist in Vascular Access Initiative PDF (18.56 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
RPA Letter to Nephrologists PDF (81.85 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Role of the Dialysis Provider in Vascular Access PDF (15.52 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Template Letter To Hospital CEOs PDF (18.61 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Template Letter to QIOs Seeking Support PDF (18.85 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Template Letter to Vascular Surgeons PDF (11.7 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Guidance Tool for Surgical Management of Patients PDF (17.28 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
Vascular Surgery Referral Form PDF (12.27 KB)  more ] Administration 6/28/2016
How to Make Fistulas that Work Link  more ] Administration 6/28/2016

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