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.
The Living Kidney Donors Network will present two 12 October, 2017 webcasts on Developing Your Kidney Kampaign So Your Donor Can Find YOU! For information and registration, see http://www.lkdn.org/workshops-webinars/index.html .
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:
Donate Life Northwest provides classes for volunteers who are interested in supporting organ and tissue donation, called “Donate Life 101: New Ambassador Orientation,” and a followup course “Donate Life 301” for those wishing to become Donate Life Educators. Fall 2017 Classes will be held September 25 in Eugene, October 4, 16, 18, and November 4 in Portland, and October 4 by conference call. For more information see http://www.donatelifenw.org/calendar .
Donate Life Northwest will present Transplant Education classes for dialysis patients on September 23 and October 8, 2017 at their offices in downtown Portland. Contact Aimee Adelmann at 503-494-7836 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to sign up.
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/ .
UNOS has published instructions for transplant centers, and for patients scheduled for transplant surgery, on disruptions caused by disasters. For details see https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/news/information-on-disaster-relief-and-assistance-for-patients/ .