Webinar Wednesdays Program

Webinar Wednesdays

NRAA Webinar Wednesdays is a monthly educational webinar series presented by leaders in the dialysis and kidney care industry. Each month experts address best practices in patient care, quality improvement, facility leadership and team management. Tune-in and access learning on the go! 

  • Convenient – no travel, no time away from the office, and no special equipment is required (just a computer with internet connection and speaker or phone)
  • Timely – features information that supports effective facility management and optimal patient care
  • Interactive - ask questions related to the webinar topic / subject and receive answers to them at the end of the webinar
  • Earn CEU Credit – NRAA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10584, for 1 contact hour per webinar

All Webinar Wednesdays are recorded and available on-demand on NRAA Education Station. Interested in attending a live webinar? Check out this month's webinar below and register. Webinars are intended for kidney care professionals and are open to both members and non-members of the NRAA.


Dialysis Centers - Privacy, Security, and Health IT Best Practices 
July 29, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will cover the essential information you should have in your professional toolbox for your work managing information and data in your role as administrator or manager in dialysis programs and units. The speaker will provide an overview of issues in healthcare IT such as security and privacy and what their implications are for dialysis centers.

Webinar participants will learn about key considerations for clinical staff including workflow and the concept of ‘do no harm’. Best practices related to fiduciary responsibilities in terms of people, process, and technology will be explored and the attendee will understand considerations for health IT administration such risk assessment and the critical security controls that are a part of best practices. Time will be allotted for questions and answer with our expert speaker.

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to 
  1. Discuss best practices in health information technology as relates to dialysis.
  2. Explain the concepts of health care privacy and security in terms of healthcare IT
  3. Describe changes caused by COVID-19 on existing rules
  4. Implement best practices for your own dialysis program, unit, or center

Presented by:
Joel Aronoff, Healthcare Informatics Consultant

Joel has worked 15 years in medical informatics with EHR developers, HIE service providers, quality measures (clinical analytics) software/services, clinical trial informatics, content vendors, and remote patient management. He has served roles primarily within product management and informatics; further, he is a subject matter expert in HIPAA security compliance as well as clinical terminologies/ontologies for clinical decision support. Joel has previously served on boards for SNOMED as he represented the vendor community on international clinical informatics initiatives related to privacy, security, clinical decision support, content modeling, promoting evidence-based medicine, and informatics education.

Members and Non-Members may register. 




NRAA Members (must be either Primary Representative or Additional Contact)  FREE
Non-Members $15

Not yet a member and looking for a dependable source of education, become an NRAA member

Continuing Education Credit
Members $5
Non-Members $5

Webinar Assistance

Webinar FAQs / Tips for Webinar Participation

How do I access a live webinar?
If you’ve lost your email confirmation that has the access information, you can simply go right to Education Station! Simply login to the main page, and if it is around the time of the webinar, you will receive a prompt to join the live webcast. If you do not see this prompt, go into Programs, and click on the one you registered for.

Cancellation Policy

NRAA will issue a full refund for cancellations on registrations received up to 24-hours prior to the scheduled broadcast start time. Please contact NRAA directly at (215)320-4981 or email education@nraa.org to cancel & request a refund.  Refunds will not be issued for cancellation requests received less than 24-hours prior to the scheduled broadcast start time.

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Gaining knowledge is something we always encourage here at NRAA! If you would like to learn more about accessing our past sessions, please visit the Webinar Wednesday Library on NRAA Education Station.

NRAA Education Station is a robust educational resource for kidney care professionals. New content is regularly added to the library including our monthly Webinar Wednesday series, presentations from our Annual Conference presentations legislation updates, special series, professional development resources and more.

Visit NRAAEducationStation.org today!


For questions about registration for Webinar Wednesdays or other NRAA webinars, contact NRAA headquarters at education@nraa.org.

For information or questions regarding the educational content of the program or continuing education, contact NRAA Director of Education Valerie Okrend at   vokrend@nraa.org or 215-564-3484 x2223.

For general information on the NRAA, including membership benefits and programs, contact NRAA Headquarters at nraa@nraa.org or call 215-320-4655.