NW16 9/21 Patient Workshop on Home Dialysis and Transplant

Home Dialyzors United, Comagine Health ESRD Network 16, and other sponsors will present a free September 21, 2019 all-day patient educational meeting on home dialysis and transplant in Puyallup WA, called Going Home, Staying Home.  The meeting will include sessions on patient priorities, home modalities, patient safety at home, how the Network can help, a panel on transplants, and a real-time support group.  For details see these resources:

9/17 World Patient Safety Day

September 17, 2019 is the “first ever” UN World Health Organization’s World Patient Safety Day.  For more information, see https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-patient-safety-day/2019, and for campaign materials, see https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-patient-safety-day/2019/campaign-materials.  September 17 is also celebrated as International Patient Safety Day, for which this year’s theme is Safety Culture at All Levels; for details see https://patient-safety-day.org/index.html.

9/25 Free CE CDC Webinar on Hand Hygiene Innovation

CDC will present a free September 25, 2019 continuing-education webinar in their Making Dialysis Safer for Patients series, on Innovations in Hand Hygiene.  Find more information and register at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/?deliveryName=USCDC_425-DHQP-DM8783#/?meeting=s0kigdo1jdcp&campaign=n97647mka0ws.

9/8+ Nephrology Nurses Week

September 8-14, 2019 is Nephrology Nurses Week.  Find celebratory tools and podcasts on ANNA’s website at https://www.annanurse.org/events/nephrology-nurses-week.  The Renal Support Network has also produced a KidneyTalk podcast in honor of nephrology nurses; find it at http://archive.feedblitz.com/46606/~6650967/29747385/2b0d551092a237e80e837c62e5eff50d.

RSN Podcast on Pets and Transplant Safety

The Renal Support Network has added to their website a KidneyTalk audio presentation on Pets and Kidney Transplant Safety.  Find it, along with their long list of prior podcasts, at https://www.rsnhope.org/kidneytalk/pets-kidney-transplant-safety/.  Recent prior audios include Active Living/Travel, Are You at Risk – Just Diagnosed, and Emotion and Communication.

9/26 Webinar on Working from Home

My Employment Options will present a free September 26, 2019 webinar on Preparing to Work from Home.  The webinar will cover what you need to know before applying for work at home jobs, common legitimate work at home jobs, general work at home requirements, benefits of working at home, and tips for attending their upcoming online job fair.  Register for Preparing to Work from Home at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/webinar-registration-page/.  For information on, and to register for, the upcoming October 10, 2019 online job fair, see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/register-for-virtual-job-fair/.  Find the My Employment Options Apply Now page regarding working-at-home jobs at https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/apply-now/.