The Network 16 Annual Quality Conference will be held October 22, 2017 in Tukwila WA, near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Conference will feature sessions on mental illness, fluid control, new CMS rules, AKI and residual function, and palliative care. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, parking, airport shuttle, and five CE credits for nurses, social workers, technicians, and dietitians. Find full details at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/NW16QC.Agenda.pdf .
The Northwest Chapter of CNSW will hold their Fall 2017 Educational Conference on November 3, 2017 in Issaquah WA. The all-day topic is Dialectical Behavior Therapy. 5.25 CEUs are pending. For full details and registration, see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N2/CNSW1117.pdf .
The CNSW Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter will present a November 8, 2017 Workshop near the Portland International Airport on Increasing Access to Kidney Transplantation. Sessions will include transplant access, allocation, and education. Three Intermediate Level CEUs are anticipated. The conference fee includes breakfast and lunch. Advance registration is discounted. For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/CNSW1117.pdf .
ANNA, NANT, and NKF will collaborate to present an October 22, 2017 Annual Renal Update 2017 in Irvine CA. Sessions will include Interventional Radiology and the HD Access, Preventing & Reporting BSI, From Battling Burnout to Finding Joy, Understanding Technology, Friendly Renal Meals, Transplantation, and Outpatient AKI. Register by October 12, 2017. Breakfast and lunch are included in the conference fee, and seven contact hours will be given. For full details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/18RenalUpdate1017.pdf .
Northwest Renal Dietitians will hold their 2018 Annual Conference in Spokane WA March 8-9, 2018. Registration will open January 15, 2018. Topics will include the gut microbiome, hyperkalemia, KDIGO Guideline updates, vegetarian and vegan renal diets, and more. For more information see http://www.nwrdonline.org/ .
Registration ends this evening, September 5, 2017 at 11:30pm, for the Seattle ANNA Fall Dialysis Workshop, to be held on September 9, 2017. Sessions include Volume Management, Cardiac Stunning, “Fluid, Oxygen & UF, Oh My!”, Culture of Safety, AKI, and Salt. For more information and registration, see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/ANNA0917.pdf .
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has published the agenda for their December 10-13, 2017 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care; see http://www.ihi.org/education/Conferences/Forum2017/Pages/agenda.aspx .