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Education Resources

Educational Resources for Patients

National Patient and Family Engagement Learning and Action Network (NPFE-LAN) Resources

The NPFE-LAN is a partnership between patients, family members, caregivers, and dialysis providers. The NPFE-LAN has four separate small groups, call Affinity Groups, focused on specific areas of dialysis and transplant care. Visit this link to see resources developed by the NPFE-LAN on bloodstream infections, home dialysis, transplant, and a patient-selected topic.

Learn Your Labs

As a dialysis patient, it is important to know what your lab values are and why they are important.

CMS Publications for ESRD patients

Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services - If you have permanent kidney failure this booklet tells you:

  • How to get Medicare if your kidneys fail
  • How Medicare helps to pay for kidney dialysis and kidney transplants
  • Where to get help