Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) invites feedback on the Scope of Work for an upcoming conference entitled "Controversies Conference on Symptom-Based Complications in Dialysis." Scheduled for January 2022, the goal of this conference is to identify the optimal means for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of symptom-based complications in patients undergoing dialysis therapy. This will be the fourth conference in a series focused on dialysis.
The White House will hold a Virtual Conversation on Health Systems, Providers, and the COVID-19 Vaccinations Effort on August 18, 2021 (12:00 nn - 1:00 pm ET). The event will focus on the progress that has been made in activating providers in the vaccinations effort as well as best practices health systems and providers are implementing to increase vaccinations, and to do so equitably.
In the latest episode of the Nephrology Nursing Perspectives podcast series, ANNA Immediate Past President Lillian Pryor, MSN, RN, CNN, interviews ANNA member Teresa Villaran, MS, MSN, CNN, CCRN(alumnus), about how nurses can become advocates for their profession and patients. Teresa encourages nephrology nurses to use their collective voice to influence and advocate for policy and healthcare legislation at the local, state, and federal levels.
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.