For Immediate Release April 18, 2019
Contact: Nichole Jefferson, President Home Dialyzors United
Home Dialyzors Launches First Educational Meeting of 2019 in Richmond VA With ESRD Network 5
Dallas, TX. Home Dialyzors United (HDU) HDU Board President Nichole Jefferson is excited to announce, as part of its mission, a new initiative “Going Home, Staying Home”© aimed at educating patients on their treatment choices.
The event will be held from 9 – 5 on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Courtyard Marriott, 10077 Brook Rd, Glen Allen Va 23059
For the first meeting in Richmond, VA, HDU has partnered with the ESRD Network 5 to reach all dialysis and transplant facilities in the region.
Keynote speaker will be Dori Shatell, Executive Director of Medical Education Institute. In addition, Dr. Tushar Chopra of UVA will address PD as a modality, and Dr. Dhiren Kumar of VCU will talk about the latest in transplant technology.
Additionally, patient advocates will be on hand to personally talk with all attendees and answer any questions they may have about home modalities, transplants, and transitioning from one to another.
The event is free, but registration is required: Registration.
Additional meetings are planned for later in 2019.
In addition to providing proven educational content on dialysis modality choices to patients, HDU will provide pre/post attendee surveys, and follow-up surveys at 3 and 6 months, to determine the effectiveness of this educational format in engaging patients.
To learn more about how HDU will support patients, and how patients can support HDU visit www.homedialyzorsunited.org.