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Take the Kidney Cancer Survey

Help us learn about needs related to kidney cancer - take the kidney cancer survey.

New! CMPA available for review

NKF, its professionals and the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) have developed a comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient assessment (CMPA) to assist facilities in complying with new requirements in the recently passed Medicare Bill. We invite interested healthcare professionals to review and use this comprehensive questionaire. Click here for pdf. To provide feedback please click here


2009 Spring Clinical Meetings (CM.09)

March 25-29, 2009
Gaylord Opryland
Nashville, TN


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The first “reality series” of, by, and for the dialysis community. Click on a character to find out more!

Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition

The National Kidney Foundation continues to provide leadership and support for patients following the disasters of August 2005 as a partner in a national coalition - the Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition - as well as serving as the chairman for the coalition's Communication Response Group and providing members for the Federal Response Group and Patient Assistance Response Group.

The Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition is compiling a list of individuals who are interested in assisting in the event of a future emergency or disaster. This list will serve as a means to quickly identify volunteers. Registering as a volunteer does not necessarily mean that you will be called for every disaster that occurs. People will be called as needed. Please note that volunteers will be responsible for their own transportation to the disaster area.

To take the first step to be a volunteer of this emergency preparedness network please click here


Kidney Learning System (KLS)TM

The National Kidney Foundation is a principal authority in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Since its launch in 2003, NKF’s Kidney Learning System (KLS) provides comprehensive education about chronic kidney disease (CKD) to professionals in multiple disciplines and specialties and to patients across the continuum of care.

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings


The Spring Clinical Meetings (www.nkfclinicalmeetings.org) are designed to bring you fresh approaches to dealing with difficult clinical issues. The program includes interactive sessions for Nephrologists, Fellows and Residents, Nephrology Nurses and Technicians, Renal and Clinical Dietitians, Nephrology Social Workers, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. All programs are accredited for CME and/or CE credit hours.


The New Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Benefit (Medicare Part D)

Visit www.KidneyDrugCoverage.org for timely, consistent, reliable, and up-to-date information about Medicare and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), specifically for kidney patients and the healthcare professionals involved in their care.