11/13+ NW16 Transplant Classes

Legacy Transplant will present a free November 16, 2017 class, Is Transplant Right for You? in Portland and Tualatin OR for patients, family, friends, and anyone who wants to learn about kidney transplantation and kidney donation. For more information and to register, see:

  • Portland, http://www.cvent.com/d/btqn0d . Simultaneous Spanish interpretation is available in Portland only, but it must be requested, at 503-413-6555, by 5pm PDT November 13, 2017.

10/7+ NW16 Transplant and Mentorship Classes

Donate Life Northwest will sponsor training, peer support, and mentorship for dialysis patients on living donation transplants, in Portland OR November 5, 12, and 19, 2017.  They will also sponsor a training for mentors on October 7, 2017.  See below for details:

Emergency Preparedness Month

Northwest Renal Network’s latest Network Consumer News issue is on “September Is National Emergency Preparedness Month.”  It introduces the Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition’s “KCER Prep Rally,” and includes a list of useful tips to make emergency preparedness easier and more effective.  The issue is accompanied by a Spanish version, and a “Tell Us What You Think” feedback page in both English and Spanish.  Find all of this at https://nwrn.org/patients-a-family/ptedres/ncn.html .

9/20+ NW16 Transplant Classes

Legacy Transplant Services will present two evening classes open to anyone who wants to learn about kidney transplantation and donation, especially patients, family, and friends.  The sessions will be held live at Legacy Good Samaritan downtown, and telecast to FMC Maywood Park near the Portland airport, on September 20 and November 16, 2017.  Find more information and registration instructions at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N2/LegacyTrx17.pdf .

OHSU also hosts a transplant class in Portland on Wednesday evenings; see https://nwrnbulletins.wordpress.com/2017/04/13/419-ohsu-transplant-class/ .