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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Synaptiv Continuing Education Credit

5-Diamond Patient Safety Program: Culture of Safety module

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and Quality Insights. This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in the care of patients with end-stage renal disease.

The purpose of this activity is for healthcare workers to learn the basic concepts of patient safety in a just culture environment and what proactive steps can be used to prevent errors. 

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
  1. State why a culture of safety in healthcare, specifically dialysis, is important.
  2. Discuss the importance of communication in a culture of safety.
  3. List the challenges to a dialysis facility team in a culture of safety.  

Faculty/Content Developers

Tamyra Warmack, ADN, RN
Director, Healthcare Quality
InterMountain Quality Innovations 

Nursing Accreditation Statement

SynAptiv is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses. Provider approved by California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16031 for 1 contact hour. 

Disclosure Statement

SynAptiv ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, SynAptiv identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, planners, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity.   All faculty, planner and/or content managers have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations. 

Disclaimer Statement

The content, views and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SynAptiv, Quality Insights and/or InterMountain Quality Innovations. The faculty/authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. 

Obtaining CE Certificate

  1. Go to:
  2. Click on "Claim CE Credit"
  3. If you have previously registered yourself in our system, please login and skip to step seven (7).
    • Forgot your password? Click on "Get it Now" and it will be emailed to you.
  4. Register yourself in the system for free by clicking on "Create one now!"
  5. Complete the "Create A Profile" page and click "Save". Only the fields with a red asterisk are required!
  6. You'll be directed to the "Edit Profile" page. Please ignore the "password and confirm password" information. This has been emailed to you. Please complete the other required fields marked with a red asterisk (address info) and click "Save".
  7. Now you are on the "My Continuing Education" page. Click on "Enter Code" button. Enter the code: 8012018.
  8. Confirm the number of credit hours participated in the activity, check the "I Do" box and click "Submit".
  9. Complete and submit the activity evaluation form (if applicable).
  10. On the far right, the "Action" box you can print or email your certificate.
Release Date: January 1, 2020
Expiration Date: December 31, 2020
Estimated time to complete this activity is 1 hour.

Learners are required to adhere to the privacy and confidentiality policy as it relates to the CE activities provided on the Internet.  Please see policy at
  • CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course: Please contact Synaptiv via email at
  • Culture of Safety module content: Please contact Tamyra Warmack via email at

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