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2016 Monthly Patient Education 

 
Month Topic
January
  • Role of the Network and Logistics Information
February
  • QIP Education
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Lifeline (English and Spanish)
March
  • Grievance Process
April
May
  • QIP Education: How to Access and Use the Dialysis Facility Compare Website
June
  • Network Role in Facilitating Access to Care
July
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
August
  • Vaccinations
    • HBV
    • Flu
    • Pneumococcal
September
  • Actions in Emergencies and Disasters
    • Shelter in Place (English)
    • Shelter in Place (Spanish)
    • Recovering Emotionally from Disaster (English)
    • Recovering Emotionally from Disaster (Spanish)
  • QIP Education
October
  • Medicare Part D
  • Network Committees and How to Join
November
  • Disease Management
    • Medicare Physical
    • Heart-Healthy Living
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Diabetes Control
December
  • How to Interpret a Facility's ESRD QIP Performance Score Certificate
 

2015 Monthly Patient Education 

Month Vascular Access-Specific Education General Education Spotlights

January

Hemodialysis Dialysis Access Types/Procedures (English and Spanish) Role of the Network and Logistics Information
February Dialysis & Access Types Fact Sheet QIP Education
March Lifeline for a Lifetime: Planning for Your Vascular Access (English and Spanish) NOTE: Listed this month is the link to the manual. Starting in April, spotlights on the 8 Steps on Planning for Your Vascular Access will be featured. Grievance Process
April Step #1: Making an Access Plan (page 5) (English and Spanish) NW Role in Facilitating Access to Care
May Step #2: Finding the Best Place for My Access (page 6) (English and Spanish) QIP Education: How to Access and Use the Dialysis Facility Compare Website
June Step #3: Going to See the Surgeon (pages 7&8) (English and Spanish) Treatment Options
July Step #4: Going for Surgery (pages 9&10) (English and Spanish) Vocational Rehabilitation
August Step #5: Waiting for My Access to Mature or Heal (page 11) (English or Spanish) Vaccinations:
  1. Myths and Word Search
  2. Vaccines for People on Dialysis
  3. No More Excuses - You Need the Flu Shot
Disease Management:
  1. Fluid Restrictions
  2. Stop Smoking
  3. Diabetes Control
September Step #6: Using My Fistula or My Graft (pages 12&13) (English and Spanish)
October Step #7: Getting My Catheter Taken Out (page 14) (English and Spanish) Network Committees and How to Join
November Step #8: Taking Care of My Lifeline for a Lifetime (page 15) (English and Spanish) Dialysis Patients Speak: CDC Patient Pocket Guide: 6 Tips to Prevent Dialysis Infections (English/Spanish)
December Look, Listen, Feel - It only takes a minute to save your lifeline. (English and Spanish) ESRD QIP: Q&A for Patients and Families

2014 Monthly Patient Education 

2013 Monthly Patient Education 

2012 Monthly Patient Education 

Pain Management

2011 Monthly Patient Education