Transplant coordination quality improvement activity (QIA)

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Network Project Lead: Lori Finch, MS, RN, CNN, NE-BC
Network Project Co-lead: Amanda Morelli, BS, RN

AIM: at least a 10% increase in the rate of patients placed on a waitlist for transplant of eligible patients in the Network 5 service area.

Quality Insights Renal Network 5 (QIRN5) is conducting a Transplant Quality Improvement Initiative to increase the rates of patients on a transplant waitlist in outpatient dialysis facilities. This project aims to reduce disparity in the promotion of access to waitlisting.

Monthly Data Collection

Data Collection Tool

Webinars & Slides

Date Registration Link
April 5, 2018, 1 pm
May 3, 2018, 1 pm
June 7, 2018, 1 pm
July 12, 2018, 1 pm
Aug. 9, 2018, 1 pm
Sept. 13, 2018, 1 pm

All project participants not present for the live webinar event are required to view the webinar recording for the event(s) which they were not present.  Complete an attestation form indicating which webinar event(s) listed below that you have viewed:

Webinar #1 & Slides
February 2018

Webinar #3 Slides
April 2018

Webinar #5 Slides and Interest Form
June 19, 2018

 Webinar Troubleshooting:  Download the WebEx Networking Recording Player

Project Resources

Transplant Center’s Contacts and Criteria
7 Steps
Article on Steps to Transplant: Impact of Navigators on Completion of Steps in the Kidney Transplant Process: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

NCC Transplant Project LAN Calls

TENTATIVE schedule for the remaining 2018 QIA LAN calls. Please note that these dates are subject to change based on speaker availability. Meeting details, including registration link and call overview, to be provided prior as they are received.


April 17 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
June 19 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
August 21 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
October 16 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
December 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET (tentative)