Excellence in Patient Care (EPC)
Excellence in Patient Care (EPC) focuses on ASN’s clinical priorities to provide high-quality care for people with kidney diseases.
Through all its projects, EPC embraces three aims:
- To ensure all people with kidney diseases receive the best evidence-based care possible.
- To champion patient experiences, preferences, and values by actively engaging people with kidney diseases in EPC activities.
- To advance equitable access to high-quality kidney care by promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and pursuing health care justice.
EPC Projects & Initiatives
Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST
Authors Kensei Taguchi and Craig Brooks will discuss the role of CG1 and CDK5 in maladaptive repair. Amandeep Bajwa will moderate.
This event is complimentary, but registration is required.
In part two of this micro-webinar series, Danilo Concepcion (CBNT, CCHT-A, FNKF) provides valuable insight into water and water systems used in outpatient dialysis units.
The Long COVID webpage highlights the work being done across government agencies to make sure patients, healthcare providers, and innovators can easily find and access the resources they need.
This Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) document outlines best practices for dialysis facilities where mpox (monkeypox) has been confirmed or suspected.
Resource Library Highlights
The Excellence in Patient Care Library is a collection of resources to promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of acute and chronic kidney disease. These resources will help kidney care professionals transform the delivery care, reduce morbidity and mortality, and improve long-term outcomes.
This webinar, offered by the ASN AKI!Now Program will provide an introduction to using artificial intelligence and machine learning in diagnosing, preventing, and treating AKI. A great webinar for anyone interested in learning about or implementing AI into their clinical practice.
Whether it is the car you drive or the app on your smartphone, technology has an increasingly powerful influence on you. When designed with people in mind, this influence can improve lives and productivity. This book provides a broad introduction on how to attend to the needs, capabilities, and preferences of people in the design process. We combine methods of design thinking and systems thinking to understand people’s needs and evaluate whether those needs are met.