The InfoKID website, from the UK, provides information for parents and caregivers about kidney conditions in babies, children, and young people. Find the website at http://www.infokid.org.uk/ .
On September 24, 2017, NW Kidney Kids will sponsor a benefit 5K, 10K, and Family Run/Walk in Portland. This first-annual event will celebrate all people impacted by kidney disease and bring together the community to support children living with chronic kidney disease. You can create your own team to raise donations, join an existing team, register to participate in one of the races or Run/Walk, or simply make a donation, all at https://www.crowdrise.com/strutyourkidney . If you have questions or want to get involved in the event or organization, contact Race Director Lauren Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-499-2018. NW Kidney Kids is the only organization in the Northwest focused on serving children and teens with chronic kidney disease and their families.
ANNA members can read the Nephrology Nursing Journal article Children and Adolescents with CKD: A Population at Risk for More Than Just Kidney Disease through April 30, 2017 and earn free CNE credit online. The article addresses the relationship between pediatric CKD and health-related quality of life. For more information see https://www.annanurse.org/article/free-cne . ANNA offers members a different free CNE opportunity every month.
The NKF Professional Education Resource Center offers three more new free online CE courses for social workers:
- Depression Screening Tools: Policy and Nephrology Social Work Interventions
- Support of Renal Patients and Families Facing End-Of-Life Care Decisions: A Nephrology Social Worker’s Reflection
- Navigating Health Insurance: How Public Options, Private Coverage and Charitable Assistance Can Work Together For ESRD Patients
For more information and registration, see http://education.kidney.org/courses .
The NKF Professional Education Resource Center offers three new free online CE courses for social workers:
- Motivational Interviewing in Dialysis Adherence Study, http://education.kidney.org/content/motivational-interviewing-dialysis-adherence-study
- Transition of Care in ESRD: Teens to Adults, http://education.kidney.org/content/transition-care-esrd-teens-adults
- Pediatric Quality Assessments and Process Improvement: QAPI from Soup-to-Nuts, http://education.kidney.org/content/transition-care-esrd-teens-adults
On January 31, 2017 – today at noon PST – CDC will present a free webinar on Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility – Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESRD. Continuing education credits are offered for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Health Educators, Medical Residents, and Administrators. For details and registration see https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=7b0uqq23948m&campaign=851vmjosfol8 .
On January 31, 2017, CDC will present a webinar on Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility – Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESRD. For details and registration see https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=7b0uqq23948m&campaign=851vmjosfol8 .