This is the New ESRD Patient Orientation Packet (NEPOP) Cover Letter. This file contains both the English and Spanish language versions of the letter.
This official government booklet explains the basics of Medicare, how Medicare helps pay for kidney dialysis and kidney transplants, and where to get help.
When you find out that your kidneys are failing, you may wonder about a kidney transplant. Would you qualify for a kidney transplant? Is a transplant right for you? Everyone is different. What is right for one person is not always right for another. Before you make any decisions about your treatment options, learn the facts about getting a kidney transplant and how it might affect you.
Learn the facts about getting a kidney transplant and how it might affect you, before you make decisions about your treatment.
This document provides guidance on how to monitor your new fistula daily, for weeks 1–2.
This document provides guidance on how to monitor your new fistula daily, for week 3.
Living with Dialysis
Dialysis Facility Compare, located at www.medicare.gov, is a tool to help you find dialysis facilities in your area. This brochure outlines the tool and other helpful information.
Jay shares how living with dialysis turned into a positive experience when he started to reach out to and connect with other patients.
Taking Care of Your Mental Health
This toolkit was designed by patients and for patients, in collaboration with healthcare experts, to help individuals who feel they may be experiencing depression.
This document offers a guide to help patients recognize and analyze their feelings and concerns to make a plan to address uneasiness and trouble in their life.
The Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Program provides tools and resources for kidney patients, providers, and ESRD Networks, and offers technical assistance to ensure timely and efficient disaster preparedness, response, and recovery for the kidney community.
This checklist offers survival tips and emergency kit items to help dialysis and transplant patients prepare for emergency situations.
The ESRD NCC National Patient and Family Engagement Learning and Action Network (NPFE-LAN) members adapted this campaign from the CDC to make the materials applicable to ESRD and dialysis care.
This brochure provides education and tips on the flu, pneumonia, and hepatitis vaccines.