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Introduction

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Guide to Tool Selection

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Assessment Tools

 

 

 

Patient Identification -Assessment tool for primary care/other non-nephrology practices. Provides a quick view of your current practices related to identifying and referring patients with advanced CKD.

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Patient Management -Assessment tool for nephrology practices or practices providing care to patients with identified CKD. Provides a quick view of your current practices related to management of patients with advanced CKD.

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Implement - Physician Tools

 

 

 

Physician Education Material -PowerPoint to aid to physicians who wish to deliver presentations to other physicians on the topic of advanced CKD.

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Slide Presentation

 

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RPA Clinical Practice Guideline #3 -Appropriate patient preparation for renal replacement therapy, a set of clinical practice guidelines defining optimal care for patients with Stage 4-5 CKD who are not yet requiring RRT

 

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Awareness Letter -For use by nephrologists to emphasize the relevance of early diagnosis and optimum management of CKD among present and potential referring physicians.

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CKD: Identification and Action Plan Card -Defines CKD, assists in identifying high risk patients, provides information on CKD stages and communicates need for referral and co-management.

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CKD: Action Plan Card Tool

 

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CKD: Identification and Action Plan Poster -Defines CKD, assists in identifying high risk patients, provides information on CKD stages and communicates need for referral and co-management.

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CKD: Action Plan Poster

 

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GFR Calculator -Determines a patient’s estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) using an established formula

 

GFR Calculator Tool

 

CKD Chart Flags/Stickers- Serves as identifier and reminder mechanism for CKD patients.

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Referring Physician Faxback Form -Clarifies reason for referral and ensures nephrologist receives important clinical data

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CKD Post-Consult LetterClarifies goals, duties, responsibilities of co-management plan (if applicable) based on the reason for referral

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Post-consult letter - opinion-only template

 

 

 

Post-consult letter - co-managment template

 

 

 

Advanced CKD Management Flow Sheet - Serves as a reminder, tracking sheet and data source for use with patients CKD stages 4/5.

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Advanced CKD Algorithms -May be used as models for decision-making, memory aids, andresources for standardizing procedures

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Nephrology CPT Codes -Pocket-sized tool contains tables and lists of documentation guidelines and the key exam elements needed to properly code office and hospital visits for patients who have advanced chronic kidney disease.

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Nephrology CPT Codes Tool

 

 

Development of a CKD Clinic -Assists in determining goals and assessing the progress that a CKD clinic has made.

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Implement - Patient Tools

 

 

 

CKD Patient Diary -Handout that Involves patient in ongoing care and serves as a patient-initiated physician reminder

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CKD Patient Diary Tool

 

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CKD Patient Education Resources -Annotated list of organization websites that provide educational materials for patients with CKD.

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Venipuncture Reminder Card - Designed to be distributed to patients, it consists of a patient education piece and a removable wallet card.

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Vascular Access Passport -Designed to be distributed to patient, it is intended to summarize all the details necessary for both the patient and the healthcare team to know about a patient’s vascular access. It also includes space for a record of catheter placements.

 

 

Evaluation Tools

 

 

 

Patient Identification -Compare with results from Patient Identification Assessment Tool

 

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Patient Management -Compare with results from Patient Management Assessment Tool

 

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Renal Physicians Association

1700 Rockville Pike
Suite 220
Rockville, MD 20852

Phone: 301-468-3515
Fax: 301-468-3511
Email: rpa@renalmd.org

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