The American Nurses Association (ANA) is seeking comments on draft documents/topics that will be included in a final report entitled “National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing.” Topics for review include:
Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) invites feedback on the Scope of Work for an upcoming conference entitled "Challenges in Management of the Kidney Allograft: From Decline to Failure Controversies." The conference, planned for March 2022, will explore themes such as immunosuppression strategies, management of chronic kidney disease complications in transplant recipients, prognosis and kidney failure trajectory, kidney replacement therapy, and patient considerations.
ANNA is partnering with the American Nurses Association (ANA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other organizations to disseminate resources on infection prevention and control (IPC) to nurses and other front-line health professionals through an initiative entitled Project Firstline. This initiative will feature an interactive series of free online tools and courses that provide nurses with training and information about IPC.
On December 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), issued a Request for Information - "Health and Safety Requirements for Transplant Programs, Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs), and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities" (CMS-3409-NC) - to solicit stakeholder and public feedback to inform potential changes and future rulemaking to improve the organ transplantation system.
March is National Kidney Month, and March 10 is World Kidney Day. World Kidney Day is a global campaign to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and associated health problems worldwide.