Kidney disease resources
Discover online resources from professional associations, government entities, and consumer organizations that provide more information.*
American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
A national non-profit founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.
American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA)
Professional association representing nurses who work in all areas of nephrology. ANNA improves members' lives through education, advocacy, networking, and science.
American Society of Nephrology
ASN represents more than 21,000 kidney health professionals working to help people with kidney diseases and their families.
Home Dialysis Central
Numerous professional resources, including guidance on the home dialysis program certification process, and links to research, publications, and FAQs. Site is maintained by the Medical Education Institute.
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
A professional association for educational and scientific work in the field of PD; offers programs like PD University, therapy guidelines, and patient education materials, as well as information to help nurses learn how to teach patients.
Access a wide range of materials in the “Professionals” section of this trusted resource, including: - Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF KDOQITM) - Educational resources and professional information for all HCPs
National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
Leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.
Renal Healthcare Association [RHA]
The RHA supports members from all types of providers, including freestanding, hospital-based, and national chains through the weekly email newsletter, Renal Watch, the annual meeting, periodic workshops, and other meetings.
Renal Physicians Association (RPA)
RPA is a non-profit 501c6 national nephrology specialty medical association with programs focusing on the areas of practice management, public policy, and quality patient care.
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