July | Topic of the Month: “My Treatment: Fluid Matters”

Patient Engagement Calendar monthly topic for July: My Treatment: Fluid Matters

July Patient Engagement Action: Know your limits and get ideas on how to manage your fluid gains.

This month, “Be Active in your Care” patient engagement calendar topic is “My Treatment: Fluid Matters” focusing on learning more about why fluid management is important and what they can do to help during the warm summer months and beyond. Use the “My Treatment: Fluid” Topic of the Month sheet to see some great resources and get ideas to engage your patients in this topic. You can also check out the My Treatment section of the Patient Engagement Showcase to see lots of games and bulletin board ideas shared by dialysis facility staff from throughout the Network. You can find all these patient engagement resources HERE.

August | Topic of the Month

Patient Engagement Planning Sheet: “My Network: Rights and Responsibilities”

As part of the Network’s efforts to support facility level patient engagement, each month we provide a “Topic of the Month” sheet for the upcoming monthly topic in the 2019 “Be Active in Your Care” Patient Engagement Calendar. We encourage you to review the resources and activities on the topic My Network: Rights and Responsibilities” Topic of the Month topic sheet.” The sheet has Network and ESRD community resources and activity ideas to help patients better understand their rights and responsibilities. We encourage you to work with your Network Patient Representative (NPR) to discuss what information and activities they think would be most helpful to the patients at your facility.