MADISON, Wis.—Kidney School, the award-winning self-management education program for stages three to five chronic kidney disease (CKD), has been translated into Spanish. Download and print large-type, full-color PDFs of each module in Spanish at KidneySchool.org. This free, user-friendly educational resource makes reliable, evidence-based information about CKD accessible 24/7.
"We get requests for Spanish language education resources almost every day," said Dori Schatell, executive director of the Medical Education Institute. "Now we can meet those requests and share this vital information with even more patients and families."
About Kidney School
First launched in 2002 and completely revised and updated in 2010, Kidney School is the most-used CKD education program in the world, reaching nearly 400,000 visitors each year. Sixteen modules are written at the 6th grade reading level to help patients and family members learn what they want, when they want, at their own pace, with no registration required.
Kidney School teaches patients how to self-manage CKD and includes all of the topics mandated by CMS for dialysis education, including treatment options information. Order free Kidney School postcards online—now with the module titles in Spanish.
Sponsorship for Kidney School is provided by an exclusive, unrestricted educational grant from Fresenius Medical Care North America. All content has been written and reviewed by a multidisciplinary team of experts, and has not been influenced by Fresenius.