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Podcasts

Dori Schatell, MS

Why & How to Use the KDQOL-36

Learn more about the health-related quality of life survey that CMS has adopted as a new CPM. Take it here as a hypothetical patient to view the questions, see the resulting scores, and preview the reports and evidence-based suggestions for improving scores. Presented by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc.

Teach Your Patients Self-Management with Kidney School™

Ms. Schatell talks about the importance of self-management in chronic kidney disease, summarizes self-management research findings, and offers suggestions for using Kidney School as a patient education tool. Presented by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc. (creator of Kidney School), April 2007.

Patient-Provider Relationships: Is the Patient a Better Driver?

Have you ever struggled with how to integrate health literacy and adult learning to improve your communication with your kidney patients? This presentation will help you to do just that. Presented by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc.

Kidney Patient Self-Management: What, Why, and How

What is patient self-management in chronic kidney disease, why do we care, and how do we help our patients to do it? Learn all about it in this one-hour presentation. Presented by Dori Schatell, MS, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute, Inc.

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Additional Free Materials

We are no longer able to ship free materials. All of our available resources are free downloads from this site.