COVID-19 News & Updates

 

Please find the COVID-19 updates and educational opportunities offered in September, listed below.

Updates for Patients
Educational Opportunities for Patients

Updates for Staff
Educational Opportunites for Staff
 

COVID-19 Updates

For Patients
September 28 psychonephrology.com article: Work From Home Burnout
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ESRD NCC Releases:  Telemedicine Patient Toolkit
The NCC has released a new resource for patients and family members about the benefits of telemedicine, answers to common concerns, a checklist, and appointment tracker.
View Toolkit
 
September 21 Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Announces Free Online Patient Course: Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live with It
September is Pain Awareness Month, and DPC has developed a free, online course where patients will explore the concept of pain, learn ways to talk about it, and discover methods of managing pain, including medication, alternative medicine, nutrition and exercise, self-management, and more.
Learn More
New NCC Resource: ESRD NCC The Kidney Hub Web Tool
This web tool was created by patients, for patients, to assist people in finding resources and information on home dialysis, transplant, infection prevention, well-being, and more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, created by patients, for patients.
 
Visit thekidneyhub.org
Patient phone application
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 
September 15 ESRD NCC Releases New Resources
 
Patient Safety Tips for Dialysis Transportation
The NCC has released a new resource, Patient Safety Tips for Dialysis Transportation, offering ideas and tips for patients travelling to dialysis during the COVID-19 outbreak.
View Resource
 
Staying Safe in Multigenerational Households
The NCC has released a new resource supporting Staying Safe in Multigenerational Households, available in both English and Spanish, offering ideas and tips for those who are living in a household with family members of different generations.
View Resource in English or Spanish

The Kidney Hub Web Tool
This web tool was created by patients, for patients, to assist people in finding resources and information on home dialysis, transplant, infection prevention, well-being, and more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, created by patients, for patients.
Visit thekidneyhub.org
Patient phone application
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Announces Free Online Patient Course: Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live with It
September is Pain Awareness Month, and DPC has developed a free, online course where patients will explore the concept of pain, learn ways to talk about it, and discover methods of managing pain, including medication, alternative medicine, nutrition and exercise, self-management, and more.
Learn More
CDC Releases New Web Page with Information on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others, however making a decision about which mask is best for you can be confusing. The CDC has added a new page to their COVID-19 web section providing guidance on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask.
View CDC COVID-19 Mask Guidance
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 
September 8 ESRD NCC Releases New Resource: Staying Safe in Multigenerational Households
The NCC has released a new resource supporting Staying Safe in Multigenerational Households, available in both English and Spanish, offering ideas and tips for those who are living in a household with family members of different generations.
View Resource in English or Spanish
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Announces Free Online Patient Course: Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live with It
September is Pain Awareness Month, and DPC has developed a free, online course where patients will explore the concept of pain, learn ways to talk about it, and discover methods of managing pain, including medication, alternative medicine, nutrition and exercise, self-management, and more.
Learn More
CDC Releases New Web Page with Information on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others, however making a decision about which mask is best for you can be confusing. The CDC has added a new page to their COVID-19 web section providing guidance on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask.
View CDC COVID-19 Mask Guidance
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 

 

For Staff
September 28 ESRD NCC Releases a New Tool: Sample Infection Prevention and Control Quality Improvement Plan
The End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network Coordinating Center (NCC) has released a Sample Infection Prevention and Control Quality Improvement Plan, as a tool that can be used by facilities that need to develop an improvement plan due to high infection rates or infection control deficiencies, identified via internal or external audit.
View Sample Infection Prevention and Control Quality Improvement Plan
Checklist for Dialysis Facilities in COVID-19 Hotspots
View this summary of key actions dialysis facilities should take when/if there is a surge of COVID-19 cases in their surrounding community, or if they are located in a COVID-19 “hotspot”.  Resources include:
 
 
September 21 Checklist for Dialysis Facilities in COVID-19 Hotspots
View this summary of key actions dialysis facilities should take when/if there is a surge of COVID-19 cases in their surrounding community, or if they are located in a COVID-19 “hotspot”.  Resources include:
 
New NCC Resource: ESRD NCC The Kidney Hub Web Tool
This web tool was created by patients, for patients, to assist people in finding resources and information on home dialysis, transplant, infection prevention, well-being, and more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, created by patients, for patients.
Visit thekidneyhub.org
Patient phone application
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 
September 15 New NCC Resource: ESRD NCC The Kidney Hub Web Tool
This web tool was created by patients, for patients, to assist people in finding resources and information on home dialysis, transplant, infection prevention, well-being, and more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, created by patients, for patients.
Visit thekidneyhub.org
Patient phone application
CDC Releases New Web Page with Information on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others, however making a decision about which mask is best for you can be confusing. The CDC has added a new page to their COVID-19 web section providing guidance on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask.
View CDC COVID-19 Mask Guidance
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 
September 8 CDC Releases New Web Page with Information on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others, however making a decision about which mask is best for you can be confusing. The CDC has added a new page to their COVID-19 web section providing guidance on How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask.
View CDC COVID-19 Mask Guidance
Sign-Up to Receive CDC COVID-19 Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a COVID-19 web section dedicated to providing the community with the most recent updates and information related to COVID-19.  Information includes how to self-check for symptoms, what to do if you become sick, how to protect yourself, as well as discussions about Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19;  Hand Hygiene;  Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2; and much more.  Any member of the community can also sign-up to receive these updates directly to their Inbox.
Visit the CDC COVID-19 web pages
Sign-Up to receive the CDC COVID-19 Newsletter Updates
 


COVID-19 Educational Opportunities

For Patients
September 28 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series

Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
Looking ahead to next week:
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Facebook LIVE Event
People with chronic kidney disease at any stage, as well as kidney transplant patients, are at increased risk of severe illness from both COVID-19 and the flu. This Q&A session will discuss the differences between the COVID-19, COVID-19 during flu season, and how to protect yourself from getting sick.
 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 1:30 PM ET
Register
Looking further ahead:
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series

New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 21 CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event
Tips for Effective Telemedicine Visits with Your Healthcare Team
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Patient Webinar Event: Managing My Blood Glucose When Having Kidney Disease
** Presented entirely in Spanish**
Learn about carbohydrates and how they affect blood glucose, how many should be eaten per meal, tips for how to avoid high and low blood glucose levels.
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Learn More
Register
Looking ahead to next week:
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series

Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
Looking further ahead:
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series

New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 15
Looking ahead:
CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event
Tips for Effective Telemedicine Visits with Your Healthcare Team  (Patient Event)
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register


Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Patient Webinar Event: Managing My Blood Glucose When Having Kidney Disease
** Presented entirely in Spanish**
Learn about carbohydrates and how they affect blood glucose, how many should be eaten per meal, tips for how to avoid high and low blood glucose levels.
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Learn More
Register


American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series

Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register

New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 8

 
CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event

Choosing a Kidney Transplant during COVID-19 (Patient Event)
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
Looking further ahead:
Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Patient Webinar Event: Managing My Blood Glucose When Having Kidney Disease
** Presented entirely in Spanish**
Learn about carbohydrates and how they affect blood glucose, how many should be eaten per meal, tips for how to avoid high and low blood glucose levels.
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Learn More
Register


American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register

New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 

 

For Staff
September 28 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
CMS COVID-19 Quickinar Event
Organ Donation- Impacts of COVID-19                                                                                    
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 3:00 PM ET
Register
HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

Combined Special Session: Update on Remdesivir and Dexamethasone
Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 1:00 PM ET
Register
 
If you miss a HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Round session, recordings of past events are available online
Looking ahead to next week:
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Facebook LIVE Event
People with chronic kidney disease at any stage, as well as kidney transplant patients, are at increased risk of severe illness from both COVID-19 and the flu. This Q&A session will discuss the differences between the COVID-19, COVID-19 during flu season, and how to protect yourself from getting sick.
 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 1:30 PM ET
Register
Looking further ahead:
Quality Insights/PCORI Web Series:  Goals of Care Conversations during the Pandemic: Why They Matter and How to Hold Them
Join Drs. Alvin Moss and Liz Anderson as they discuss shared decision making (SDM) and advance care planning (ACP) and how each benefits both patients and clinicians. Participants will learn about and explore the Ask-Tell-Ask approach to SDM and ACP and discuss the heightened importance of these patient-centered processes during COVID-19.
 
This event offers all social workers and nurses who attend 100% of the event, 1.0 continuing education (CE) credit for participation. Each registrant will receive 5 FREE Ask-Tell-Ask pocket guides!
 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 12:30 PM ET
Register
 

American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 21 HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

EMS, Critical Care Transport, and Proning
Monday, September 21, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register

Critical Care: Pediatric Case Presentation
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
Emergency Department: A Resident’s Perspective on ED Patient Care and Clinical Operations
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register

If you miss a HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Round session, recordings of past events are available online
HHS Telemedicine Hack **Last Week of Series!**
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has put together a 10-week learning community to accelerate telemedicine implementation to ambulatory providers called “HHS Telemedicine Hack.”  Key components include:
  • Five teleECHO sessions on key topics (e.g., workflows, documentation, reimbursement) highlighting best practices and case studies from the field
  • Five virtual “office hour” discussion panels with case presenters, government agencies, topical experts, and stakeholder associations responding to your questions
  • Inter-session peer-to-peer learning facilitated via virtual discussion boards and ad hoc interest groups
  • CME/CEU credits are available for attending, at no cost to participants
Wednesdays starting July 22, 2020 through September 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET

Click here for more information including agenda
Register for any or all dates
ASPR/TRACIE Webinar Event: COVID-19: Optimizing Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment and Supplies
There has been a large increase in the need for healthcare personal protective equipment (PPE) and specialty supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase in demand has led to shortages in PPE and changes in how PPE is used and optimized. ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration with the COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Working Group, is hosting this webinar to highlight PPE preservation strategies, trends, challenges, and lessons learned/promising practices.
Presenters from the public and private sectors will discuss strategies to optimize the healthcare supply of respirators and PPE, such as implementing crisis capacity strategies, respirator and mask testing programs, disinfection and decontamination procedures, and acquisition and distribution policies.
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 2:30 PM ET
Register
Looking ahead to next week:
 
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event
Organ Donation- Impacts of COVID-19 (Provider Event)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 3:00 PM ET
Register
Looking further ahead:
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 15 HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

Critical Care: Nursing Case Presentation
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
If you miss a HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Round session, recordings of past events are available online
CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event

Living in a Multi-Generational Household (Provider Event)
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 3:00 PM ET
Register
HHS Telemedicine Hack
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has put together a 10-week learning community to accelerate telemedicine implementation to ambulatory providers called “HHS Telemedicine Hack.”  Key components include:
  • Five teleECHO sessions on key topics (e.g., workflows, documentation, reimbursement) highlighting best practices and case studies from the field
  • Five virtual “office hour” discussion panels with case presenters, government agencies, topical experts, and stakeholder associations responding to your questions
  • Inter-session peer-to-peer learning facilitated via virtual discussion boards and ad hoc interest groups
  • CME/CEU credits are available for attending, at no cost to participants
Wednesdays starting July 22, 2020 through September 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET

Click here for more information including agenda
Register for any or all dates
NANT Symposium: Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Preparing for a Future Pandemic
Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Click here for more information including agenda
Register
Looking ahead:

ASPR/TRACIE Webinar Event: COVID-19: Optimizing Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment and Supplies
There has been a large increase in the need for healthcare personal protective equipment (PPE) and specialty supplies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase in demand has led to shortages in PPE and changes in how PPE is used and optimized. ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration with the COVID-19 Healthcare Resilience Working Group, is hosting this webinar to highlight PPE preservation strategies, trends, challenges, and lessons learned/promising practices.
Presenters from the public and private sectors will discuss strategies to optimize the healthcare supply of respirators and PPE, such as implementing crisis capacity strategies, respirator and mask testing programs, disinfection and decontamination procedures, and acquisition and distribution policies.
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 2:30 PM ET
Register


American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 
September 8 HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

Critical Care: Lifesaving Treatment and Clinical Operations
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
If you miss a HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Round session, recordings of past events are available online
HHS Telemedicine Hack
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has put together a 10-week learning community to accelerate telemedicine implementation to ambulatory providers called “HHS Telemedicine Hack.”  Key components include:
  • Five teleECHO sessions on key topics (e.g., workflows, documentation, reimbursement) highlighting best practices and case studies from the field
  • Five virtual “office hour” discussion panels with case presenters, government agencies, topical experts, and stakeholder associations responding to your questions
  • Inter-session peer-to-peer learning facilitated via virtual discussion boards and ad hoc interest groups
  • CME/CEU credits are available for attending, at no cost to participants
Wednesdays starting July 22, 2020 through September 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET

Click here for more information including agenda
Register for any or all dates
Looking ahead:

CMS COVID-19 Quikinar Event

Living in a Multi-Generational Household (Provider Event)
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 3:00 PM ET
Register
 
NANT Symposium: Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Preparing for a Future Pandemic
Thursday, September 17, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET
Click here for more information including agenda
Register
Looking further ahead:

American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2020 Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative Roundtable Series
 
Goal-Directed Medical Therapies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Leading experts in the care of individuals with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) will describe the new standard of care for DKD, discuss the clinical indications for SGLT2 inhibitors, and consider payment issues associated with new therapies.  The session will conclude with a roundtable discussion of key questions.
 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET
Register
 
New Approaches to Transform Outcomes for Kidney Disease and Heart Disease in Patients with Diabetes
Clinical experts will review the latest guidelines for both kidney disease and heart disease, and discuss the most recent trials and promising therapies.  A roundtable of experts from nephrology, cardiology, and endocrinology will consider implications for diabetes, kidney and heart disease treatment in 2021.
 
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET
Register
 

 

Past Updates and Opportunities


August 2020 COVID-19 Updates and Educational Opportunities
July 2020 COVID-19 Updates and Educational Opportunities
June 2020 COVID-19 Updates and Educational Opportunities
May 2020 COVID-19 Updates and Educational Opportunities
April 2020 COVID-19 Updates and Educational Opportunities
March 2020 COVID-19 Updates