Upcoming Events

Join us for educational opportunities via conference call, webinars, and face-to-face meetings.

2018 National Coordinating Center (NCC) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) Calls

The National Coordinating Center (NCC) is hosting bi-monthly learning and action network (LAN) events.  An email invitation for registration of the LAN event will follow.  The Network encourages all to participate in this events.

June 6, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm ET - QIA C: Support Gainful Employment of ESRD Patients 

June 13, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm ET - QIA D: Positively Impact the Quality of Life of the ESRD Patient with a Focus on Pain Management 

August 28, 2018 2:00pm-3:15pm ET - QIA D: Positively Impact the Quality of Life of the ESRD Patient with a Focus on Pain Management 

September 18, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm ET - QIA B: Positively Impact the Quality of Life of the ESRD Patient with a Focus on Mental Health 

September 25, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm ET - QIA C: Support Gainful Employment of ESRD Patients 

The National Forum of ESRD Networks Presents: 

The Grievance Toolkit: Fostering Communication & Improving Quality

Pre-registration is required: Click here To Register 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2:00 pm ET

1.0 CEs Available for this Webinar

The Grievance Toolkit was developed BY patients FOR patients. While the Toolkit was written to help guide patients through the grievance process it is a useful tool for both patients and providers to help improve communication. Visit the Forum's website to download the Grievance Toolkit.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance Training Webinar Series

The NHSN Dialysis Team will be providing live webinars in March for new or experienced NHSN users.  CDC subject matter experts will be available to answer your questions about NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance.

 

Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol: NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance reporting is required for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) rule. This session will provide a complete introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event reporting requirements and the surveillance definitions necessary to complete accurate monthly reporting.

 

Pre-registration is required: Click Here to Register

Tuesday, May 8 Webinar, 3:00-4:00pm EDT

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Listen-only audio will be available through your computer speakers.

 

Pre-registration is required: Click Here to Register

Wednesday, May 9 Webinar, 3:00-4:00pm EDT

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Advanced NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Reporting and Introduction to NHSN Reports: Learn how to apply National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Dialysis Event Surveillance definitions through case studies that address common reporting questions. The session also will include an introduction to running and interpreting the most popular NHSN reports so you can review your facility’s data, including Dialysis Event bloodstream infection rates.

 

Pre-registration is required: Click Here to Register

Monday, May 14 Webinar, 3:00-4:00pm EDT 

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Listen-only audio will be available through your computer speakers.

 

Pre-registration is required: Click Here to Register

Tuesday, May 15 Webinar, 3:00-4:00pm EDT

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Listen-only audio will be available through your computer speakers.

  Past Events

 2018 National Coordinating Center (NCC) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) Calls

The National Coordinating Center (NCC) is hosting bi-monthly learning and action network (LAN) events.  An email invitation for registration of the LAN event will follow.  The Network encourages all to participate in this events.

April 10, 2018 Home Modality QIA LAN Call | ESRD NCC Recording -  Home Modality QIA LAN Presentation  

March 27, 2018 QIA B: Positively Impact the Quality of Life of the ESRD Patient with a Focus on Mental Health: QIA B LAN Call | ESRD NCC Recording - Depression in ESRD Patients-Presentation with QIIG - NW10 QIA B LAN Mtg Presentation 

February's Transplant QIA LAN | ESRD NCC Recording

January's BSI LAN | End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) NCC Recording

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Noon - 1 PM, EST
What You Need to Know About CMS' 2018 Priorities, Goals, and Quality Improvement Activities

Materials: PowerPoint PresentationWebEx Recording

Dialysis professionals are invited to attend a Network hosted webinar about the role of the ESRD Network, and how the National Quality Strategy (NQS) principles, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) priorities, and CMS goals should be applied to ESRD patient care in 2018. The medical director, facility administrator, and nurse manager from each dialysis facility are strongly encouraged to attend to understand facility-level expectations for 2018 initiatives.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
5th Annual ANNA/IPRO ESRD Fall Educational Meeting

Patient Advisory Committee (PAC) Face-to-Face Summit Sunday, August 06, 2017

If you have any questions, please contact the Merari Rosario, MHA, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 203-285-1223. PAC members must register by Friday, July 28, 2017 to participate!

Materials:  FlyerAgendaPresentationPatient InvitationRegistration Form

Thursday, June 29, 2017
ESRD Network of the New England: NW1 Vascular Access Best Practices WebEx
Webinar: Presentation

Monday, May 15, 2017
ESRD Network of the New England: Evaluate and Resolve Grievances
Webinar: Recording

Thursday, April 27, 2017
ESRD Network of the New England: 2017 ICH CAHPS QIA Your Life. Take Charge!
Webinar: Recording

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