The End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center has developed three online courses focused on improving access to home dialysis. The courses address the benefits, myths, overcoming barriers, and the role of the in-center dialysis unit on increasing home dialysis referrals. The free educational modules offer 1.5 contact hours and are designed for nurses, technicians, social workers, and dietitians.
Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) released the 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Blood Pressure (BP) in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Topics include techniques of BP measurement, lifestyle interventions for lowering BP, and BP management in key subgroups: adults and children with CKD not receiving dialysis and kidney transplant recipients. (This guideline represents an update to the guideline published in 2012.)
Dialysis of Drugs 2020 is the essential clinical reference guide for concise, easy-to-use information on the dialyzability of drugs in patients receiving hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and to advance nurses’ vital role in transforming health care around the world.
The Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition will host an educational webinar entitled Making Dialysis Safer for Patients: Optimizing Antibiotic Use in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facil