Professional News

Celebrate Nephrology Nurses Week ~ September 8-14

Posted on Sep 08, 2019

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Dialysis Provider and Patient Volunteers Needed to Participate in Interviews Regarding Patient Life Goals

Posted on Sep 03, 2019

The University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC) is seeking volunteers to participate in a telephone interview to provide feedback on a new short patient reported outcome (PRO) questionnaire on patient life goals.

Two types of volunteers are needed:

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September Is National Preparedness Month

Posted on Sep 01, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month. Each September since 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has observed National Preparedness Month. FEMA and various local, state, and federal agencies emphasize the importance of promoting family and community disaster and emergency planning during this month and throughout the year. The theme for National Preparedness Month 2019 is Prepared, Not Scared.

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Call for Comments: KDIGO Identification & Intervention in CKD Scope of Work

Posted on Aug 27, 2019

The KDIGO Controversies Conference on Identification & Intervention in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in October 2019 will convene a global panel of multidisciplinary clinical and scientific expertise to identify key issues relevant to detecting and managing early CKD in order to slow or delay its progression.

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AAKP National Patient Meeting Will Focus on Innovation (September 6-8, 2019)

Posted on Aug 22, 2019

The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) will host its 44th Annual National Patient Meeting September 6-8, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The theme for this year’s meeting is "Driving Innovation and Changing the Status Quo." The program will focus on relevant information critical to those impacted by kidney diseases and highlight the latest in research and innovations in the renal space.

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