About this event
Join your kidney community for an educational and empowering day! Learn from professionals, patients and caregivers impacted by kidney disease to better prepare you on your kidney journey with A Roadmap to Kidney Success. The Kidney Social Summit in Kansas City takes place on Sunday, March 15th, 2020 from 12:45 pm – 5:00 pm. The event is FREE and open to the public. However, registration is required as space is limited, every attendee should sign up individually. CLICK HERE to download the Kidney Social Summit Save the Date announcement.
Kidney Social Summit is a free event for patients, and up to two of their family members/caregivers. Each attendee must register individually. The seminar will focus on empowering kidney patients from early stage to transplantation with A Roadmap to Kidney Success. Interactive break-out sessions will encourage patients to share their stories and learn from others. Plus, local providers and organizations serving the CKD community are available in the exhibit area to provide attendees with information and additional resources. CLICK HERE to check out photos from last year’s event.
Patient Education Sessions
Sessions will be led by local health care providers and those impacted by kidney disease. Individuals can attend any topics they would like, even if they do not fall under their designated learning track.
Topics for 2020 to include:
- How Kidney Disease Effects Personal Relationships
- Staying Fit and Well with CKD
- Getting on the Transplant List
- The Future of Kidney Research
- Snacks on the Go – Kidney Friendly Cooking Demo
Program Chair: Kathleen Mallet, APRN
Angela Cusimano, RDLD
Becky Deen, RD, LD, LMNT
Elizabeth Haire, LMSW
India Luetkemeyer, MS, RD, LD
Kelli Scott, LMSW
Kelsey Ingold, LMSW
Katelyn Walser, RN