Recording and Slides: What’s So Funny About Kidney Disease?

2019-01-04T19:06:16+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Humor and Laughter, Webinar|

If you were unable to attend our last education seminar, the recording is now available! Please see the video and links below for details. We want to keep getting better. Please help us by sharing your comments and suggestions here: Webinar Review View the Recording: Download the slides. Additional Articles: Everything You Need to Know About Beating the Holiday Blues and Post-Holiday Let Down Another Dialysis Patient Makes It 40 Years On Treatment The Intentional Application of Humor with CKD Patients

Medication Use and the Role of the Pharmacist Recording and Slides

2019-01-04T19:17:04+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Medication, News & Events, Treatment, Webinar|

If you were unable to attend our last education seminar, the recording is now available! Please see the video and links below for details. We want to keep getting better. Please help us by sharing your comments and suggestions here: Webinar Review View the Recording: Download the slides. Additional Videos Mentioned During Presentation: Patients Stories of Pharmacists' Care Expert Shares Key Steps in Staying Healthy with Kidney Disease Pharmacist Discusses Medications for Kidney Disease

What’s So Funny About Kidney Disease?

2018-11-20T15:41:40+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Humor and Laughter, News & Events, Quality of Life, Webinar|

Download the flier Have you giggled or laughed out loud today? Or yesterday? Or last week? Laughter is considered one of the best medicines we have, and we want you to start seeing its benefits! Join us to learn more about the health benefits of laughter and how to find humor in your life as you live with chronic kidney disease. Find out when Steve Wilson, a clinical psychologist and founder of the World Laughter Tour, interviews Karyn Buxman, RN. When: December 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT What: DPC [...]

Laugh Will and Testament: Using Humor to Contemplate Mortality and Enjoy Life Recording and Slides

2018-10-29T19:28:43+00:00October 28th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Humor and Laughter, News & Events, Quality of Life, Webinar|

If you were unable to attend our last education seminar, the recording is now available! Please see the video and links below for details. We want to keep getting better. Please help us by sharing your comments and suggestions here: Webinar Review Download the handouts. Download the slides. Tears study article mentioned during the presentation. View the Recording:

RSVP for Next Month’s Webinar – Medication Use and the Role of the Pharmacist

2018-10-23T16:17:32+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: eNews, Medication, News & Events, Treatment, Webinar|

Presented by: Wendy St. Peter, PharmD, FCCP, FASN, FNKF, Professor at the College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) often times… have other medical conditions require many medicines have several doctors that prescribe medicines go to more than one pharmacy to get medicines It can be hard for patients, doctors and other healthcare professionals to keep track of all the medicines their patients with CKD take. The issues above can lead to medication therapy problems (MTPs). MTPs can…. reduce the good effects of medicines lead to safety issues (e.g., bad reaction to a medicine) result in non-adherence [...]

RSVP for Monday’s Webinar – Laugh Will and Testament: Using Humor to Contemplate Mortality and Enjoy Life

2019-01-08T16:31:26+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Humor and Laughter, Webinar|

Join mental health experts Joel Schwartz and Steve Wilson as they discuss how to talk about things that are difficult to talk about including: Changing attitudes Making better plans When: October 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM What: DPC Education Center Webinar Register: www.dpcedcenter.org/education-call-rsvp

An Important Conversation: How to Talk Effectively with your Health Care Team – Recording and Slides

2019-01-08T16:23:54+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Fact Sheet, Webinar, What Is Kidney Disease|

If you were unable to attend this week's education seminar, the recording is now available! Please see the video and presentation links below for details. We want to keep getting better. Please help us by sharing your comments and suggestions here:Webinar Review View the Recording: Download the slides. Download the 2-page summary handout.

RSVP for Thursday’s Webinar – An Important Conversation: How to Talk Effectively with your Health Care Team

2019-01-08T16:34:58+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: eNews, Webinar, What Is Kidney Disease|

Join Steve Wilson, psychologist, as he talks to Edward Leigh, a health educator and the founder and director of The Center for Healthcare Communication. Steve will ask Edward important questions that will help you as you partner with your healthcare team for quality care and quality of life. Through an engaging and energetic conversation, learn how to: Build a positive relationship Communicate clearly Ask helpful questions Prepare effectively for each visit Develop your own “medical resume” Find helpful health web sites When: September 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM What: DPC Ed Center Webinar Register: www.dpcedcenter.org/education-call-rsvp About the Presenters: Edward Leigh is the Founder & [...]

RSVP for Thursday’s Webinar – Home Dialysis: Is It Your Best Treatment Option?

2018-08-08T16:01:37+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Dialysis, eNews, Treatment, Webinar|

Join us on Thursday, August 16 at 2:00PM Eastern to learn if home dialysis would be an appropriate treatment option for you or your family. This program will help you: Learn about treatment options Weigh the benefits of more frequent dialysis Develop questions to ask your doctor when choosing your treatment choice Understand the patient's perspective by hearing a patient's dialysis story RSVP to attend. This webinar will be presented by: Dr. Michael Kraus, MD, FACP Nephrologist,  Indiana University School of Medicine Associate Chief Medical Officer, NxStage Medical, Inc. Vanessa Evans, Dialysis Patient Patient Advocate Manager, NxStage Medical, Inc. Dialysis patient for 20 [...]

The Nuts and Bolts of Becoming a Transplant Patient Recording and Slides

2018-08-08T16:25:57+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: eNews, Kidney Transplant, Treatment, Webinar|

If you were unable to attend last week's education seminar, the recording is now available! Please see the video below for details. In addition, download the slides. We want to keep getting better. Please help us by sharing your comments and suggestions here: Webinar Review Topics include: Learning what it means to be on the transplant list Understanding the transplant process from start to finish Dispelling the myths of what is or is not involved Learning tips for to help you succeed in the process and more