General Information & Helpful Links

Emergency Preparedness in the Dialysis Unit

The link below will bring you to a recording of Forum leaders presenting at the virtual NKF Spring Clinical Meeting in April 2021. David Henner, DO and Donald Molony, MD presented on the topic of emergency preparedness including an overview of the regulations pertaining to emergency preparedness, and the role of the ESRD Networks and KCER (Kidney Community Emergency Response) during an emergency to support dialysis facilities. They also shared their experiences and lessons learned related to multiple recent natural disasters, as well as their experiences participating in the mock full-scale disaster drills in coordination with local emergency response partners.

https://vimeo.com/524469406

Additional Resources & Links

Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER)

CDC Influenza Resources Page

World Health Organization (WHO) Influenza Resources

DHHS Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

DHHS State and Local Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

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