Attend live and virtual events that provide a platform for education and collaborative discussion about the management of kidney disease and strategies to improve kidney health. 

Any NephU member can request a presentation for their region or organization at no charge.

Events

Dietary Factors & Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): Dietary Interventions – 3pm Session

Online via NephU.org

This presentation on Dietary Factors & Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): Dietary Interventions, reviews human composite dietary intervention trials conducted in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). These dietary interventions include reductions in dietary sodium and protein to reduce solute load, increasing fluid intake to control vasopressin, and increasing fruit and vegetable intake to […]

COVID-19 & Racism: The Impact Of Two Pandemics On Nephrology Care

Did you know that COVID-19 is affecting Black, Indigenous, Latinx and other people of color more than Caucasians? Did you know that in the United States, Black people are dying at 2.5 times the rate of White people?1 Please join us for a virtual panel discussion, led by nephrology and mental health experts from across […]

Patient Empowerment In The Age Of Technology

With the advancement of technology throughout the 21st century, we have seen a growing role for the utilization of information technology applied to health and healthcare. Health information technology (HIT), including HIT used by patients, can play an important role in patient empowerment by creating new opportunities for patients and families to participate actively in […]

Major Depressive Disorder In Chronic Kidney Disease

Online via NephU.org

A regional Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in KS and OK, and NephU members in NM, OK, TX, and AR.There is a high prevalence of depression among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This presentation will examine the clinical overlap between CKD and major depressive disorder (MDD) in symptomatology, behavioral and biological mechanisms, the […]

Living Kidney Donation: One Solution For Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease

Join us as we discuss the challenges patients with end-stage kidney disease face and explore the barriers and benefits of living kidney donation. Our speaker, Glenna Frey, APRN-CNS, is an advanced practice provider with over 35 years of nephrology nursing and oncology experience. Apart from being a healthcare provider, Glenna Frey is the co-founder and […]

Living Kidney Donation: One Solution For Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease

Join us as we discuss the challenges patients with end-stage kidney disease face and explore the barriers and benefits of living kidney donation. Our speaker, Glenna Frey, APRN-CNS, is an advanced practice provider with over 35 years of nephrology nursing and oncology experience. Apart from being a healthcare provider, Glenna Frey is the co-founder and […]

Empowering Patients Through Health Literacy

As part of our Patient Empowerment series, this presentation brings you concepts and resources to help improve health literacy among your patients, especially those with chronic kidney disease, as they manage the complexities of their care regimen. Health literacy is crucial for dialysis and transplant patients so they can be empowered to participate in shared […]

Racial Disparities In Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

Did you know that Black patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) progress to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) earlier than White patients?1,2 Please join us for a virtual panel discussion, led by nephrology experts, where you can hear about the racial disparities that exist in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), underrepresentation of Black […]

Racial Disparities In Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

Did you know that Black patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) progress to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) earlier than White patients?1,2 Please join us for a virtual panel discussion, led by nephrology experts, where you can hear about the racial disparities that exist in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), underrepresentation of Black […]

Motivational Interviewing In Chronic Kidney Disease

Patient empowerment is an important concept in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease. This presentation discusses the foundational aspects of motivational interviewing, basic counseling techniques, and the importance of this collaborative counseling method in this population. By communicating and empowering patients, many outcomes have been shown to improve in chronic kidney disease. *Speakers […]

Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Weight & Obesity

A joint Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in ID, NV, & WY and NephU members in WA, OR, ID, AK, MT, & WY. In this presentation, our speakers will provide a brief overview of the obesity epidemic and how obesity may be a contributing factor to other serious medical conditions, including the potential ramifications […]

Mental Health & Metabolic Wellness Series: Focus On Weight & Obesity

A joint Virtual Live Event for PsychU members in ID, NV, & WY and NephU members in WA, OR, ID, AK, MT, & WY. In this presentation, our speakers will provide a brief overview of the obesity epidemic and how obesity may be a contributing factor to other serious medical conditions, including the potential ramifications […]