NKF Serving Central Ohio

2023 Ohio Kidney & Transplant Symposium Date and Time

2023 Kidney & Transplant Symposium

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Quest Conference Center, Westerville, Ohio


The Kidney & Transplant Symposium has been bringing renal professionals together for over ten years, equipping them with solid tools needed to deliver premium care for kidney patients of all ages. This day provides quality CE to healthcare professionals. 


Join us this year for four general sessions and four breakout sessions for: Advanced Practitioners, Dialysis Technicians, Dietitians, Nurses, Physicians and Social Workers. Residents, Fellows and Students are welcome. Earn up to 16 CE!

Flyer for Management of CKD Hyperkalemia February 1, 2023

Management of CKD and Hyperkalemia

Presented by:
Dr. Suren Sivarajah, MD
Rachel Rocha, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDCES


Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Quest Conference Center

9200 Worthington Road, Fourth Floor
Westerville, Ohio 43082
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Dinner and drinks included!

Target Audience: Physicians, Advanced Practitioners, Nurses, Dietitians, Technicians & Social Workers


The objectives of this presentation are to recognize the health burden and prevalence of both CKD and hyperkalemia, review screening and monitoring recommendations for patients with CKD, understand CKD and hyperkalemia risk factors and highlight current approaches to the management of CKD and hyperkalemia.



Kidney Walks

The Kidney Walk is the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease. Held in nearly 100 communities, the event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. Take a lifesaving step today and sign up for a walk.

Your Kidneys and You Program

A free virtual program about Kidney Health! Whether you think you’re at risk or not, join us to learn about:

  • What kidneys do
  • How to stay healthy and protect your kidneys
  • How kidney disease impacts people
  • COVID-19 and kidney health
  • and much more!

Interested in holding a program for your company or community group? Contact kari.blackburn@kidney.org

The Big Ask: The Big Give

Finding a Living Donor Free Virtual Workshop

Finding a Living Donor is a free 2-hour webinar designed to help kidney patients on the waiting list for a transplant find a living donor. Open to kidney patients, family members, friends, and potential living donors, this workshop will provide interactive education about living donation and transplant, and teach the best, most effective strategies and tips for finding a living donor.

First Steps to Transplant Free Virtual Workshop

Are you a kidney patient – or a family member or friend of one – that wants to learn more about getting a kidney transplant? Or are you interested in learning more about donating a kidney to someone in need of a transplant?

This program is for you! In this free webinar from the National Kidney Foundation, you will:

  • Learn what’s involved in receiving a kidney transplant
  • Find out what you need to know if you’re thinking about donating a kidney
  • Hear personal stories from kidney transplant recipients and living donors

Kidney Basics

Each video posted will address some common questions by patients, caregivers and update providers and other health professionals on best practices and recommendations for caring for patients with chronic kidney disease. Furthermore, this series will address the health disparities present in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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Support Groups

Are you looking for peer support in dealing with CKD? NKF offers mentoring through our NKF PEERs program, and our new online communities for Kidney DiseaseDialysisLiving Donation and Transplant.

NKF Cares Help Line

Get help navigating the challenges of kidney disease, organ donation and transplantation.

Toll–free 1.855.NKF.CARES (1.855.653.2273


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Donate Clothing and Household Items

Your unwanted, unused, and unneeded clothing and other household items can assist our programs. The National Kidney Foundation Serving Ohio has established a relationship with National Kidney Services, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio for profit corporation. Outsourcing the management of this program to Ohio Thrift Stores has been a part of fundraising efforts since 1988. Customers in the Columbus, Springfield, Dayton, Delaware, Washington Court House, Lancaster and surrounding areas wishing to participate may drop off or schedule a pickup and receive a tax deductible receipt for their useable items. The donations are sold to Ohio Thrift Stores and the proceeds are used to help fund NKF Serving Ohio's programs and services. For more information on the clothing donation program please visit http://nkfpickup.com or contact National Kidney Services at 614.351.2900 or 888-780-0789 (Dayton area residents only).


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