Volume Management 

4:00-6:00 pm 

Volume Management 

  • Volume Assessment in PD vs HD –Differences
    • Timing of Volume Assessment- Pre vs Post HD, PD pts full vs empty abdomen, body mass composition- lean vs fat mass, Extra vs Intra cellular water content 
  • Are Biomarkers Useful in Volume Control? 
  • Role of Bioimpedance in Volume Control

Mitigating Cardiovascular Risk on HD 

4:00-6:00 pm

Mitigating Cardiovascular Risk on HD 

    • Pharmacotherapy for Improving CV Outcomes on HD: State of the Art
    • Harnessing Technology for Predicting Intradialytic Hypotension 
    • Disturbing the Rhythm- Intradialytic Hypotension and Its Consequences
  • How to Remove All That Fluid? Novel Strategies

 

Innovations in Dialysis Care

4:00-6:00 pm

Innovations in Dialysis Care 

  • Optic Line – A Device That Enables “Real Time” Infection Screening in PD 
  • Minimizing Patient Burden with UF Volume Measurement Tool
  • Sensors for Solutes 
  • Artificial Intelligence to Optimize PD Prescription Design? 

Phosphate and Beyond

12:30-2:00 pm

Phosphate and Beyond

  • How to Manage a Case of Refractory Hyperphosphatemia on Dialysis.
  • Pearls for Diagnosing and Treating Osteoporosis in CKD
  • Calcimimetics in CKD: Where Do They Stand in 2022?

An Update on AKI 

12:30-2:00 pm

An Update on AKI 

  • Sepsis Related AKI in Covid 19: How Is It Different?
  • Anticoagulation Strategies in CRRT for Covid 19 Patients
  • CRRT in Patients on ECMO  
  • Controversies in AKI: Takeaways from the 2020 KDIGO Conference

PD Access Management

12:30-2:00 pm

PD Access Management

  • PD Access Placement Techniques:  Surgical, Laparoscopic, Percutaneous Techniques 
  • Engaging Surgeons and Interventional Radiologists in Managing Catheter Problems
  • Trouble shooting a Non-functioning PD Catheter

Controversies in Home Dialysis Management

12:30-2:00 pm

Controversies in Home Dialysis Management

  • Overview: What Does a Standardized Virtual Visit Look Like? 
    • Virtual Visit Is Optimal for Home Dialysis Patients  
    • Virtual Visit Does Not Offer the Same Outcomes as a Face-to-Face Visit 
  • Providers Must Implement Strategies to Preserve Residual Renal Function in Dialysis Patients 
    • There Is Evidence that PD Preserves RRF
    • There Is No Objective Evidence to Show that PD Preserves RRF
  • Addressing the Safety of Home Dialysis
    • Dialyzing Solo at Home Is Safer
    • Home Dialysis Patients Should Require Care Partners

Optimizing Home Dialysis Management and Patient Retention

4:00-6:00 pm

Optimizing Home Dialysis Management and Patient Retention 

  • Providing the Right Prescription
  • Implementing a Consistent and Flexible Training Program for Patients and Care Partners
  • Participation of the Interdisciplinary Team in Managing Patients
  • Supporting the Home Patient and Care Partners
  • Monitor Predictors for Drop-out
    • Burden of Therapy
    • Hospitalization
    • Missed Treatments

CKD Education

12:30-2:00 pm

CKD Education 

  • Educating Patients about Advancing American Kidney Health
  • National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDE) and Alternative Models: What Works Best
  • My Kidney Life Plan: Effectively Using the Right Tools in Decision-Making
  • Increasing Penetration for Home Dialysis Modalities 
  • Pre-emptive Kidney Transplant – What Is the Status?