Classes

Being diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be overwhelming for you, your family and your friends. Knowing more about what to expect, what you can do now to slow the progression of kidney disease and what your treatment options are will help you be better prepared.

Puget Sound Kidney Centers is happy to offer several virtual classes to kidney patients and their friends and family. You can join classes from anywhere, through your computer or smart phone.

Survive and Thrive is a program for people with CKD stages 2-4. This program focuses on healthy lifestyle behaviors to protect and stabilize kidney function. For people with CKD stages 4-5, who will soon start treatment, we offer Healthy Options Classes. Community Classes are for anyone who wants to learn about kidneys, healthy eating or other ways to protect your kidneys. Learn more information about all our classes below.

Special thanks to supporters of our community education programs:

Premera BlueCross, Verdant Health Commission, Molina Healthcare and MUFG Union Bank.

Survive and Thrive
with CKD

Take charge of your health in a fun and interactive, virtual, learning environment. This 6-week program is for people with CKD stages 2-4, their family and friends. In weekly classes you will learn about kidneys and what they do, how to promote kidney health with good nutrition and lifestyle changes, how to make a plan for your life and learn about treatment choices.

  • Cost: FREE
  • Classes in series: Six classes
  • Duration: 1.5 hour
  • Days: Wednesday afternoons or evenings

Click here to see flyer with all 2022 class dates and times.

Classes are offered throughout the year. To register click here. You can also call 425-259-1907 with questions or to register over the phone.

Healthy Options

kidney patient education class

This 2-week program is for people with CKD stages 4-5, who are preparing for dialysis or transplant. Family and friends are also welcome to sign up. In these virtual classes you will learn about kidney disease and treatment options, dialysis access choices, healthy eating, living with kidney disease and how to choose a treatment that is right for you.

  • Cost: FREE
  • Classes in series: Two
  • Duration: 1.5 hour
  • Days: Thursday afternoons or evenings

Click here to see flyer with all 2022 class dates and times.

Classes are offered throughout the year. To register click here. You can also call 425-259-1907 with questions or to register over the phone.

Community Classes

Puget Sound Kidney Centers offers free, one-hour community presentations on kidney health and healthy eating.

Healthy Holiday Makeovers – Learn how to make small changes that can add up to big health benefits during the holiday season.
Reduce Stress and Worry with Mindfulness – Learn how to use the art of mindfulness to stay in the present moment and help reduce stress.
Cultivating Change – Learn the basics of how to make healthy lifestyle changes that last.

Cost: FREE
Classes in series: One
Duration: 1 hour each
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoons

Register at the links below.

Register for Community Classes

Click the button below to register for Healthy Holiday Makeovers on December 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM PDT.

Click the button below to register for Reduce Stress and Worry with Mindfulness on December 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM PDT.

Click the button below to register for Cultivating Change on January 11, 2022 at 2:00 PM PDT.

Register for ‘Survive and Thrive with CKD’ or ‘Healthy Options’ classes

Registration is required to access the classes. Register by filling out the form below. If you’d like to register for both classes, you can do so by filling out the form just once.