Monthly Activity Assessments 

Due the last business day of each month.

January 2020
February 2020
March 2020

Upcoming Events 

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

Monthly Patient Advisory Committee (PAC)/Facility Representative Call
(patients, family members and care partners only, please)

Date:                             2nd Thursday of Each Month

Time:                             6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Call-In Number:         1-855-797-9485

Participation Code:   643 218 081

WebEx info:                 https://ipro.webex.com/meet/Network1


Monthly Open Office Hours with Network Staff

Date:                             3rd Friday of Each Month
Time:                             10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Call-In Number:         1-855-797-9485
Participation Code:   643 218 081
WebEx info:                 https://ipro.webex.com/meet/Network1


National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Patient and Community Education Symposium (POSTPONED - MORE DETAILS TO BE PROVIDED)
Join the NKF for a FREE patient and family learning workshop about what you need to know about kidney transplantation.  Please register by March 13, 2020 by calling 203-623-0165 or emailing marcia.hilditch@kidney.org.
 
Date:                             Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time:                             6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location:                      31 Seymour Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 4th Floor Conference Rooms 1 & 2
 

Peer Mentoring Learning and Action Network (LAN)

Date:                             March 24, 2020
Time:                             3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Click here to register


Advanced Renal Education Learning Series: Spring/Summer Webinars

April 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Center Experience: The Impact of Transitional Start Unit

Speaker: Prayus Tailor, MD
Click here to register

Objectives:
1. Understand the concept of Transitional Start Unit
2. Understand the importance of early patient education
3. Discuss the stress and fear factors dialysis patients may face
4. Describe some key considerations on setting up an effective Transitional Start Unit (TSU)

June 9, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Transitions in Care
Speaker: Sean Kalloo, MD
Click here to register

Objectives:
1. Review important transition points in the care of dialysis patients
2. Discuss practical aspects of Transitional Care Units
3. Analyze patient outcomes from TCUs
4. Outline methods to screen and identify appropriate patients for home dialysis
5. Briefly discuss incremental start dialysis, urgent start dialysis, and transitioning from PD to HHD

August 4, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Home Hemodialysis: Adequacy, Prescriptions, and Outcomes
Speaker: Brent Miller, MD
Click here to register

Objectives:
1. Review the history of adequacy in dialysis
2. Describe the components of the home hemodialysis (HHD) prescription
3. Discuss modifiable prescription factors and how they affect clearance
4. Describe clinical outcomes of home HD


ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC) Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Learning and Action Network (LAN) Calls
The ESRD NCC hosts bi-monthly LAN events that connect stakeholders from across the continuum of care in support of meeting quality improvement and patient/family engagement goals for the ESRD population. The LANs help foster cross-setting communication and collaboration, and provide a platform for sharing and quickly spreading best practices.  These mandatory webinar presentations are appropriate for all facility staff, including directors of operations, regional managers, facility administrators, clinic managers and coordinators, nurses, social workers, and patient care technicians, transplant directors and coordinators, patients, and caregivers.

 

Registration is required. One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) CEU will be provided by the NCC for attending. Please include your license number when registering to receive CEU credit or certificate.

 

Bloodstream Infection (BSI) LAN
1st Tuesday of Odd Calendar Months
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Home LAN
2nd Tuesday of Odd Calendar Months
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Transplant LAN 
3rd Tuesday of Odd Calendar Months
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Past Events


What You Need to Know about CMS’ 2020 Priorities, Goals, and Quality Improvement Activities
Date:                             Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time:                            10:00 - 11:00 AM EST
WebEx Recording:     Click Here to Play Recording
PowerPoint Slides:    Click Here to Download


2019 Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Date:                             Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time:                             1:00 - 2:00 PM EST
WebEx Recording:     Click Here to Play Recording 
PowerPoint Slides:    Click Here to Download


7th Annual ANNA/IPRO ESRD Fall Educational Meeting
Date and Time: Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm


What You Need to Know About CMS' 2019 Priorities, Goals, and Quality Improvement Activities
Date:                            
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time:                            
12:00 - 1:00 PM EST
WebEx Recording:     
Click Here to Play Recording
PowerPoint Slides: 
   Click Here to Download

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IPRO ESRD Network of New England
Network 1 (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
1952 Whitney Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hamden, CT 06517
Main Phone: 203-387-9332
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