FKP starts Monthly Chronic Kidney Disease classes for its Patients. The classes are given regularly and are held in Conference rooms at REHC offices. Patients are referred by their FKP doctor to attend the CKD classes.
Most patients that attend the classes have Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, some are in Stage 5 . These classes give patient an opportunity to get all their questions answered.
Patients are educated on the Different Dialysis Modalities that are available to them including :
In Center Hemodialysis
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD)
Kidney Transplantation is also discussed at these classes. The patient is educated on how to prepare for eventual Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation.
Dr Casaretto and Lorianne English are the teachers for this class.