Home dialysis quality improvement activity (QIA)

Network Project Lead: Amanda Morelli, BS, RN
Network Project Co-lead:  Lori Finch, MS, RN, CNN, NE-BC
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Quality Insights Renal Network 5 (QIRN5) is conducting a Home dialysis Quality Improvement Initiative to promote home dialysis therapies to all eligible ESRD patients in the Network 5 service area. This project aims to reduce disparity in the promotion of access to home dialysis.
  GOAL: To demonstrate a two percentage point improvement in the natural trend of patients using a home modality.

Project Launch Materials

Facility Acknowledgement Form

Project Syllabus

Project Checklist

Lobby Poster

Facility ENGAGE Pre-Assessment

Monthly Data Collection

Monthly Data Collection Tool (Coming Soon)

Patient Survey

Project Resources

MEI Dialysis Decision Aid

MEI Dialysis Decision Aid Patient Questionnaire


Seven Steps


View our Shift to Home podcasts

Webinars & Slides

webinar Schedule

There are webinar events each month. Below is the 2019 schedule. Each month, the webinars will alternate between national LAN calls and Network Coaching Calls. Project participants are expected to participate in all webinar events.

Please note that these dates are subject to change based on speaker availability. Meeting details, including registration link and call overview, will be provided as they are received.
All of these webinars will be held from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET on the 2nd Tuesday of each month
Advanced Registration is Required
LAN Schedule  Home Dialysis QIA Coaching Calls
January 15, 2019 February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019 April 9, 2019
May 14, 2019 June 11, 2019
July 9, 2019 August 13, 2019
September 10, 2019 October 8, 2019
November 12, 2019  

All project participants not present for the live webinar event are required to view the webinar recording for the event(s) which they were not present, and complete an attestation form.

Webinar Recordings & slide decks

Network Coaching Calls
Recordings (files are large and may take a few minutes to load) Slide Decks
Network 5 MEI Tools For Home Dialysis Webinar PDF Slides
Network 5 2019 Home Dialysis QIA Kickoff Webinar PDF Slides
February Home QIA Coaching Webinar PDF Slides

Recordings (files are large and may take a few minutes to load) Slide Decks
ESRD NCC January QIA LAN January QIA LAN - PDF Slides

Some of the ESRD NCC webinar events offer continuing education credit.  Please visit the ESRD NCC site at https://esrdncc.org/en/qia/, select your QIA of interest, and see upcoming and past events for opportunities.

Mandatory Live Meetings

2019 Council Meeting (details to follow)

2019 Outcomes Congress (details to follow)

Webinar Troubleshooting:  Download the WebEx Networking Recording Player