5/21-23 Global Patient-Centered Care Innovations Conference

AAKP and George Washington University will hold the inaugural Global Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care Conference May 21-23, 2019 in Washington DC.  The aim is to gather healthcare professionals, academics, government leaders and regulators, industry experts, entrepreneurs, and patient advocates to promote better kidney disease treatment.  Attendance is free to kidney patients and medical students.  Find more information and registration at https://aakp.org/global-summit/,  and the tentative agenda at https://aakp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/GLOBAL-SUMMIT-AGENDA_ONLINE-3-12-19.pdf.

2/28 AAKP HealthLine on Plant-Based Nutrition

AAKP will present a 28 February 2019 HealthLine webinar on For the Love of Plants – What to Know When Considering Plant-based Nutrition.  The webinar will be led by a renal dietitian, a dialysis patient, and a transplant patient.  The dialysis patient is able to maintain good health by dialyzing only twice a week, partly because of her plant-based diet.  Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8808677329036274689.  Recordings of prior HealthLine webinars can be found at https://aakp.org/aakp-healthline/.

2/19+ CW Feb Newsletter, 2744 Training

The CROWNWeb Newsletter for February 2019 is now available, at http://mycrownweb.org/2019/01/february-2019-newsletter/.  It features several comprehensive articles on the 2744 Annual Facility Survey, including announcement of a 2744 Training session on February 19, 2019, repeated on February 26.  In addition to the usual useful links and notes – which are much expanded in the Newsletter’s new format, a February 28 CROWNWeb Town Hall is also announced.

10/11 Employment Options

The next Employment Options online Job Fair will be held on October 11, 2018; see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/register-for-virtual-job-fair/.  Employment Options is a national SSA Employment Network in the Ticket To Work program.  For over 20 years, they have helped thousands of SSDI and SSI recipients successfully return to work through their free help to find suitable employment in either Work At Home or community positions in 47 states.  They currently have jobs open.  For more information see https://www.myemploymentoptions.com/.