All Network Materials

Educational materials for patients and providers are available free of cost from the Network. Please review our educational materials below, download the PDFs or use our ONLINE Order Form to request copies of printed materials.

Communication and Resolving Grievances

Your ESRD Network: Improving Care for ALL ESRD Patients
ACT 2 Resolve: Steps to Successful Communication
ACT 2 Resolve: You Have the Power to Improve Patient Experiences
"How does kidney disease impact your life" [Patients] – Interactive Poster
"What would you say to your family member if they had kidney disease?" [Staff] – Interactive Poster

Network Information Poster: Steps to Successful Communication

Forum of ESRD Networks Dialysis Patient Grievance Toolkit (English I Spanish)

Patient Engagement/Peer Mentoring


Improve Your Health. Be Active in Your Healthcare.
YOU can make a difference. Be the Change. Get Involved.
Volunteer to Be a PAC Representative

Flyers & Booklets

Peer Mentoring FAQ Trifold Booklet
Peer Mentor Program Guidelines Flyer
Peer Mentorship Role and Benefits Flyer
Volunteer to be a PAC Representative Flyer
About the PAC Trifold Booklet

Vascular Access Planning

Still Using a Catheter?

Flyers and Booklets
Vascular Access Guide (Stoplight) Trifold Booklet (English I Spanish)
A Provider's Guide to Preparing for the VA part of the Medicare Survey Trifold Booklet
Vascular Access Planning Guide for Professionals Booklet
Lifeline for a Lifetime: Planning for Your Vascular Access Booklet (English I Spanish)
Questions or Concerns About a Permanent Access? Let’s Talk Booklet
Vascular Access Comparisons: Fistula, Graft, Catheter Flyer (English I Spanish)
It Only Takes a Minute to Save Your Lifeline. Fistula Health Check Guide Booklet

Infection Prevention

Does this Look Normal? A Patient Guide to Infection Flyer (English I Spanish)

From the Centers for Disease Control:

Putting Together the Pieces to Prevent Infection
Clean Hands Count: Speak up for Clean Hands
Clean Hands Count: Ask for Clean Hands
Clean Hands Count: Prevent Infections

6 Tips to Prevent Dialysis Infections: Patients with Catheters, Fistulas or Grafts 2 sided leaflet
Clean Hands Save Lives Flyer



Protect Yourself. Get the Vaccines You Need! Trifold Booklet

Treatment Options

Flyers and Booklets
Transplant Center Referral Guide Booklets:
New York
South Atlantic (GA, NC, SC)
Get the Facts: Transplantation Booklet
Is a Kidney Transplant Right for Me? Your Guide to the Transplant Process Booklet
Why Transplant Is a Good Idea Flyer (English I Spanish)
ESRD NCC's Your Life, Your Choice: A Sampling of Stories from Kidney Transplant Patients and Donors Booklet

Home Therapies

Flyers and Booklets
Is Home Dialysis Right for You? Flyer PDF

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)
PD: Start The Conversation PDF

Flyers and Booklets
Know your Treatment Options. PD : The Needle-Free Option Flyer
Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) : The Needle-Free Option Trifold Booklet PDF
PD  Myths vs. Reality Flyer
PD Crossword Puzzle Flyer

Emergency Preparedness

CMS: Preparing for Emergencies:
A Guide for People on Dialysis
Booklet (English (2017)I Spanish (2007))
KCER: 3-day Emergency Diet Guidelines Booklet (English I Spanish)

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For more information:

IPRO ESRD Network of New York
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Main Phone: 516-209-5578
Toll-Free Patient Line: 800-238-ESRD (3773)
Fax: 516-326-8929
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For more information:

Publications and Newsletters
Provider Insider
Kidney Chronicles
The PAC Speaks

2018 Quality Improvement Activities
Increase Rates of Patients on a Transplant Waitlist
Increase use of Home Therapies
Reduce Rates of BSI
Support Gainful Employment of ESRD Patients
Transplant Resources Toolkit