Kidney Crossroads - How to cope with stressors related to dialysis and chro...

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Partners Healthcare

Assembly Row

399 Revolution Drive

Somerville, MA 02145

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Kidney Crossroads will explore options on how to cope with stressors related to dialysis and chronic kidney disease. Through discussion and collaboration, professionals and patients alike, will be able to gain new skills and expand their knowledge. This interactive learning environment will address the needs of the multidisciplinary team members, including but not limited to clinical nurses, social workers, transplant coordinators, patient care techs, patients and those who care for people living with end stage renal disease.

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:

1. Support renal patients in adjusting to differing treatment options, from dialysis to transplantation.

2. Assist patients to gain and strengthen coping strategies.

3. Identify and discuss common mental health diagnoses associated with renal disease.

4. Support patients with their mind and body well-being.

Nursing and Social Work CEU’s in progress

For more information please email us at: or call 617-525-9763

Sponsored by: Brigham and Women's Hospital and National Kidney Foundation

There is no cost to attend


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By Train: Our campus is convenient to the Orange Line, with the Assembly Station just a 2 minute walk away.

By Bus: Direct bus routes to Assembly Row: from Downtown Boston (Route 92) and Davis Square (Route 90). Routes to Sullivan Square from Davis Square (Route 89), Central Square (Route 91) and Medford (Route 101 + 95).

By Bicycle: Designated bike lanes are along the main arteries to Assembly Row and throughout the neighborhood.

By Car:

From North:

Take US-1 S to exit for “I-93 N / Somerville.”

Turn left onto Rutherford Ave.

Turn right onto traffic circle, take 5th exit onto Main St.

Continue onto MA-38 N / Mystic Ave. Turn right on Revolution Drive

From South / Downtown:

Take I-93 N to exit 29 for “MA-28 / MA-38 Somerville/Medford.”

Merge onto MA-28 N.

Turn right onto Grand Union Blvd.

At traffic circle, keep straight to stay on Grand Union Blvd. Turn right onto Revolution Drive

Visitor Parking:

Visitors can park in the Retail (public) section of the on-site garage by pulling a ticket at the Retail gates at the North and West entrances

Visitors can use a credit card at the “Pay on Foot” stations found on the 1st floor of the stair and elevator towers in the Parking Garage.

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