8/13 NW18 UKEEP Transplant

The UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) will present a free patient education program August 13, 2017 on Kidney Transplant.  RSVP is requested; please call 800-516-5323 and leave your name, number of attendees and callback number.  For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/UKEEP/UKEEP789.17.pdf .

The September 17, 2017 UKEEP program will be on dialysis.

8/1+ NW18 Thunderstorms

For the next few days temperatures above 90°F, high humidity, thunderstorms, and monsoon rain showers are forecast to afflict the Southern California coast, with possible flash floods in areas that are prone to same.

Networks are required by CMS to track the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events.  If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to have access to dialysis are impacted by emergency events, please let your Network know right away.  In Southern California (Network 18), contact Eileen Rhodes or Julie Aguilar at 888-268-1539 or by email at ERhodes@nw18.esrd.net or JAguilar@nw18.esrd.net , and fill out the form at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298 .

Patients and facility staff may find these resources useful:

7/16+ NW18 UKEEP PKD Education

The UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) will present three free patient education programs this summer on:

  • Polycystic Kidney Disease – July 16, 2017
  • Kidney Transplant – August 13, 2017
  • Dialysis – September 17, 2017

RSVP is requested.  For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/UKEEP/UKEEP789.17.pdf .

SC Heat Wave 7/6-8+

Temperatures are expected to be well over 110°F in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys, and well over 100°F in the San Joaquin Valley, Antelope Valley, the southern foothills of the Transverse Ranges from Santa Barbara to Riverside, and the I-15 corridor into San Diego County.  While the hottest temperatures are expected to be Friday and Saturday, the heat will continue into next week.

Networks are required by CMS to track the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events.  If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to have access to dialysis are impacted by emergency events, please let your Network know right away.

In Southern and South-Central California (Network 18), contact Eileen Rhodes or Julie Aguilar at 888-268-1539 or by email at ERhodes@nw18.esrd.net or JAguilar@nw18.esrd.net , and fill out the form at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298 .

Patients and facility staff may find these resources useful:

SC <6/21 Heat Wave

Temperatures are currently expected to exceed 110°F in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys through June 21, 2017, and exceed 100°F in much of the rest of inland Southern and South Central California.  High-altitude snowmelt may cause flooding around Bishop.

Networks are required by CMS to track the status of facility operations and patient access to treatment during emergency events.  If the operations of your facility, or ability for patients to have access to dialysis are impacted by emergency events, please let your Network know right away.

In Southern and South-Central California (Network 18), contact Eileen Rhodes or Julie Aguilar at 888-268-1539 or by email at ERhodes@nw18.esrd.net or JAguilar@nw18.esrd.net , and fill out the form at http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/machform/embed.php?id=16298 .

Patients and facility staff may find these resources useful:

6/11+ SC UKEEP Summer Program

The UCLA UKEEP Kidney Education program has released its summer 2017 schedule.  Sunday programs include:

  • June 11, 2107 – Kidneys in Health and Disease: What You Should Know
  • July 16, 2017 – Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • August 13, 2017 – Kidney Transplant
  • September 17, 2017 – Dialysis

RSVP is requested; for details see  https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/UKEEP/UKeep17.pdf .