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Helpful Tips for Dialysis Patients

2015

  • December- ‘Tis the Season to Get More Involved in Your Care (English|Spanish )
  • November- Find Out About the Kidney Transplant Process (English|Spanish)
  • October-Home Hemodialysis: Is Dialyzing at Home Right for You? (English|Spanish)
  • September-September is Emergency Preparedness Awareness Month (English|Spanish)
  • August-Why It’s So Important to Talk to Your Care Team! (English|Spanish)
  • July-Vascular Access: Fistula First (English|Spanish)
  • June-Fluid Management Awareness; The Key to a Kidney-Friendly Diet (English|Spanish)
  • May-May is Better Sleep Month (English|Spanish )
  • April-April is National Donate Life Month (English|Spanish)
  • March-National Social Work Month; National Kidney Month (English|Spanish)
  • February-Dialysis Facility Compare (EnglishSpanish)
  • January-New Year, New You!; Get Active with the Network! (English|Spanish)

2014

2013

  • December – Quick Tips to Remember When Talking With Your Doctor; Vocational Rehabilitation (English | Spanish)
  • November –What You Need to Know about ESRD Medicare and the General Enrollment Period (English | Spanish)
  • October – Being an Engaged Patient; Vaccinations and Infection Control (English | Spanish)
  • September – Know Your Network; Emergency Awareness Month ( English | Spanish )
  • July/August – Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities ( English | Spanish )
  • June – Transplant Wait-List; Kidney-Friendly Cooking ( English | Spanish )
  • May – Vascular Access: Guide for Patients; Learning and Action Network (LANs) (English | Spanish )
  • April – IPRO Introduction; Grievance  ( EnglishSpanish )

2012

  • January – Quality Incentive Program (QIP); Technical Assistance
  • February – Vocational Rehabilitation
  • March – The Patient Experience; Patient Feedback Questionnaire
  • April – Traveling While on Dialysis; Dialysis Facility Compare
  • May – Donated Dental Services; Albumin
  • June – Treatment Options
  • July – Medication Do’s and Dont’s
  • August – The Patient Experience; Word Search
  • September – National Preparedness Month
  • October – Vaccinations
  • November – Patient Advisory Committee (PAC); The Patient Experience
  • December – Happy Holidays; Medicare General Enrollment Period (GEP)

2011

  • January – What is the ESRD Network of New England?
  • February – Dialysis Facility Compare; Technical Assistance & Recipe
  • March – Slips, Trips & Falls Patient Safety
  • April – Sex and Intimacy with End Stage Renal Disease
  • May – ESRD Patient Rights and Responsibilities
  • June – Show Your Appreciation
  • July – Understanding Cultural Differences (Spanish Version)
  • August – Understanding Your Medications
  • September – Support Groups
  • October – Infection Control
  • November – American Diabetes Month
  • December – Medicare General Enrollment Period (GEP)

2010

  • January – Patient Self-Managed Care
  • February – Healthy Hearts
  • March – Caring for Your Teeth
  • April – Transplant
  • May – Mental Health
  • June – Vascular Access
  • July– Advance Directives
  • August – Vocational Rehabilitation
  • September – Emergency Preparedness
  • October – Immunizations
  • November – Traveling on Dialysis
  • December – Medicare General Enrollment Period (GEP)