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 .

5/18 NW Transplant Class Portland

Legacy Transplant Services will present a free May 18, 2017 class in Portland OR for patients, family, and others who want to learn about kidney transplantation and donation, called Is Kidney Transplant Right for You?  The in-person class will be held at Legacy Good Samaritan hospital, and will simultaneously be presented as a webinar (with live Legacy Transplant staff) at the FMC Maywood Park Dialysis facility.  RSVP requested.  For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/TransplantClass0517.pdf .

SC 5/5+ UCSD Transplant 101

UCSD Kidney/Pancreas Transplant will present Transplant 101: Patient and Family Information Meetings, which are required for all new patients before starting transplant evaluation.  The Meetings, which cover the waitlist, financing, medications, and post-transplant life, are held at the UCSD campus in La Jolla.  Valet parking is complementary.

4/19+ OHSU Transplant Class

OHSU offers a free Kidney Transplant Family Education Class every Wednesday in Portland OR.  The class is designed for patients with kidney disease and their families who want to learn more about kidney transplant as a treatment option.  Preregistration by telephone is required.  For details see the poster at https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/TrFamilyEdClass.pdf .

The class is held at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on the OHSU campus in Portland’s West Hills.  For help finding it, see http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/doernbecher/visiting-doernbecher/maps-and-directions/index.cfm or call the Hospital at 503-494-8500.

4/4 Transplant Choices Conference

Chi Franciscan Health Nephrology Services and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma WA will hold a free conference on Transplantation Choices for Patients with CKD on April 4, 2014.  Sessions will include living donor process evaluation, transplant process evaluation from the surgical perspective, care and feeding of a transplant, and a patient panel.  RSVP requested.  For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/SJTransplant0417.pdf .

3/12 SC UCI Transplant Education

The Saddleback Kidney Support Group will present an Educational Seminar on Revitalization of the UCI Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program March 12, 2017 in Mission Viejo CA.  Medical Director Uttam Reddy, MD and key transplant team members will describe how they have revamped the UC Irvine program.  Patients, dialysis facility staff, and nephrologists are invited.  RSVP requested.  For details see http://www.esrdnetwork18.org/docs-events/UCI_Transplant_Revitilization.pdf .

4/4 Transplant Choices Conference

Chi Franciscan Health Nephrology Services and St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma WA will hold a free conference on Transplantation Choices for Patients with CKD on April 4, 2014.  Sessions will include living donor process evaluation, transplant process evaluation from the surgical perspective, care and feeding of a transplant, and a patient panel.  RSVP requested.  For details see https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/nwrn.org/files/N/SJTransplant0417.pdf .