Recently announced staff education opportunities:
- April 22, 2021: NIDDK will host a live Facebook event on CKD: Hope through Research, featuring Directors of NIDDK discussing advances in artificial kidneys, and research on genetic causes of CKD. Find details and sign up at https://www.facebook.com/events/727026381297271.
- Weekdays in April and May: The Fresenius Global Medical Information & Education Office frequently repeats their extensive suite of CKD staff education webinars and product training presentations. The sessions are open to all, and CEUs are available. Recent additions include a webinar on Non-Infectious Complications of PD, and a Review of the Liberty Select Cycler. Find the course list, May Calendar, a link to more information, and registration instructions at https://custom.cvent.com/0C5715850B334257947E1386198E9836/files/cc507ac1225e456ba9d837d4a6bfa85d.pdf.
- April 29, 2021: EQRS Town Hall on how to admit, discharge, view, and edit patients, and submit initial 2728 Forms. These are data reporting requirements that have NOT been suspended until further notice (see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2021/02/01/eqrs-clinical-data-deadline-suspensions/ for details). Find more information on the Town Hall and register at https://mycrownweb.org/2021/04/april-2021-town-hall-registration-open/.
- May 4, 2021: The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California will present a webinar on Caring & Commemoration: Creative Models for the Dying in the Face of COVID. The webinar is free to members, and one CEU is available for nurses and social workers. Find more information and tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caring-commemoration-creative-models-for-the-dying-in-the-face-of-covid-tickets-149609767843, and in the first picture below.
- July 14, 2021: NIDDK will present a six-hour workshop on Technologies to Optimize Kidneys for Transplant, in an effort to increase the supply of kidneys for transplantation. Find more information and register at https://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/meetings-workshops/2021/technologies-optimize-kidneys-transplant, and in the second picture below.