As part of a project to create free patient support educational material for CKD and dialysis patients, the organization Muse Story Telling is seeking patient stories. You can connect with them at the August 20, 2017 NKF/PKG Wellness Fair in Portland, you can email them anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org , or you can start with their short get-to-know-you survey at https://musestorytelling.typeform.com/to/OgVaYu .
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, established to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them. Communities use August each year to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. For details see https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam.html .
Employment Options will present a free August 31, 2017 webinar on Myths and Facts about the Ticket to Work Program for patients on SSDI and SSI. Find more information and register at https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=346r6myw26vz&campaign=2ju8b1lssy7f . The webinar is open to anyone, but capacity is limited, so even if you’re registered, you must still be among the first 250 people to join in on the event day.
Dialysis Patient Citizens and the Forum of ESRD Networks will present a webinar on Communicating Effectively with your Healthcare Team August 17, 2017. For information and registration see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/DPCcomm0817.pdf .
The deadline to receive the group rate for your stay at the conference hotel for the 2017 AAKP Patient Meeting is August 16, 2017. The Meeting will be held in St. Petersburg FL September 8-10, 2017.
Up to 10.5 continuing education credits are available to nurses, social workers, technicians and dietitians who attend.