13th Annual Kidney Education Symposium

04/21/2018 08:15 AM - 04:00 PM AKST

Location

Anchorage, AK

Description

 The Alaska Kidney Patients Association will host their annual Kidney Education Symposium on Saturday, April 21, 2018 for folks with reduced kidney function, folks at risk for kidney disease, dialysis patients, transplant recipients, and their families and caretakers. The one day symposium features topic specific sessions, provides attendees with the opportunity to ask questions of the expert speakers and choose the topics most relevant to them.  


 

A continental breakfast & lunch provided

We encourage each patient to bring 1 to 2 family members or their care partner with them.

Transportation is available for Anchorage dialysis patients upon request.

 

Speakers are all professionals connected with kidney disease – Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Renal Dieticians, Kidney Transplant Coordinator (from major transplant center in Seattle) and Renal Social Workers.

 

Some past topics and patient favorites are: Things Every Kidney Patient Should Know, Is Transplant for You?, Protecting Kidney Function, Foot Care for CKD and Diabetic Patients, Finding a Living Donor, ESRD/Transplant Medicare Coverage.

 

 

 

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