Annual Dialysis Conference

Saturday, March 6

Presentation times shown below are in Central Standard Time

800 am to 10:00 am

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PD Excellence Academy

8:00 am        PD What it is and How it Works – Ann Mancini

9:00 am      PD Nurse’s Guide to Starting a New Patient Part 1: Patient Training & PD Catheters – Dorothy Craft

PD Excellence Academy CEU credit will be issued from another provider outside of the Annual Dialysis Conference.  Please make sure to follow instructions in that session to acquire CEU credit.

Networking

9 am to 10 am

9:50 am to 6:00 pm

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9:50     Welcome

Ramesh Khanna, MD, Chair Annual Dialysis Conference

Kristin Hahn-Cover, MD, FACP, Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Missouri, Helen Mae Spiese Professor, School of Medicine           

General Session – Keynote Presentations

Moderators: Steven Alexander, MD and Ramesh Khanna, MD

10:00 am         Professional Burnout: Does the Current Culture of Healthcare Foster Professional Burnout? – Tait Shanafelt, MD     

11:00 am         Dialysis is Not Suffering as a Therapy:  It is a Choice, It is Hope – Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD

12:00   Break

12:00 – 12:30 Exhibit Hall and Virtual Posters

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS)

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Moderator: Jay Wish, MD

12:30 pm         What Are PROMS and Why Do We Need Them? - Albert W. Wu, MD, MPH

1:00 pm           PROMS for the ESRD Patient: Rethinking our Approach- Frederick Finkelstein, MD

1:40 pm           Discussion

2:00 pm           Break

Home Dialysis Prescription and Management

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Moderator: Michael Kraus, MD, FACP

12:30 pm         Welcome and Achieving Volume Control in HD - Michael Kraus, MD, FACP

12:45 pm         Prescribing the Optimal Individualized Treatment - Brent Miller, MD

1: 05 pm          Patient Consideration for Volume and Prescription Management - Lisa Koester, MSN, CS, CNN-NP

1:25 pm           Panel Discussion

This is an interactive session that will offer practical strategies in prescribing and modifying prescriptions and achieving volume control for optimal individualized Hemodialysis treatment.

Panelists:           Brent Miller, MD, Lisa Koester, MSN, CS, CNN-NP, Gregory Sicard, MD, Christine Krueger

2:00 pm           Break 

PD Fundamentals: Complications of PD

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Moderator: Graham Abra, MD

12:30 pm         Managing Electrolyte Imbalances – Kurt Tarwater, MD

12:50 pm         Unusual Catheter Complications – Prem Chandran, MD, FRCPE, FRCPC

1:10 pm           Uncommon PD Peritonitis & Consequences – Kunal Chaudhary, MD

1:30 pm           Gastroparesis in PD – Mayuri Trivedi, DM (Nephrology)

1:50 pm           Q and A

2:00 pm           Break

Implementing Evidence-based Clinical Practice
Presented in Cooperation with Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)

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Moderator: Ramesh Khanna, MD

12:30 pm         Blood Pressure Management in Dialysis – Jennifer Flythe, MD, MPH

12:55 pm         KDIGO Blood Pressure Guideline – Alfred Cheung, MD

1:20 pm           Optimal Management in Anemia – Jodie Babitt, MD

1:45 pm           Discussion

2:00 pm           Break

2:00 – 4:00 Exhibit Hall, Virtual Posters and Showcase Lounge

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

PD Excellence Academy

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2:00 pm      Euvolemia: Finding Fluid Balance in PD – Beverly J. Kenna

PD Excellence Academy CEU credit will be issued from another provider outside of the Annual Dialysis Conference.  Please make sure to follow instructions in that session to acquire CEU credit.

Dialysis in the Covid-19 Patient

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Moderators: Alan Kliger, MD and Christopher Chan, MD

4:00 pm           Management of AKI in a COVID Patient - Chris McIntyre, MD

4:25 pm           Role of Novel Extracorporeal Therapies – Thiago Reis, MD

4:50 pm           Anticoagulation Challenges in Dialyzing a COVID Patient – Andrew Davenport, MD

5:15 pm           Infection Control in Dialysis Units in the Era of Coronavirus – Alan Kliger, MD

5:40 pm           Discussion

6:00 pm           Adjourn

Maintaining Patients on Home Hemodialysis

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Moderator: Stacy Cigliana, RN

4:00 pm           The Significance of an Effective Initial Education and Training - Shawna McMichael, RN

4:30 pm           How Can We Keep Patients at Home? Follow-up Strategies – Cheryl Cress. BSN, RN

5:00 pm           Clinical Management: What are the Challenges?  - Lisa Koester, MSN, CS, CNN-NP

5:30 pm           Discussion

6:00 pm           Adjourn

PD Fundamentals: Key Components of a Successful Home Program

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Moderator: Anjali Saxena, MD

4:00 pm           The Benefits of PD Champions in Dialysis Programs -   Graham Abra, MD

4:20 pm           Proactive PD Access Management: Catheter Insertion Planning, Access Assessment, Diagnostics and Management of Catheter Problems – Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

4:40 pm           Clinical Management – Preethi Yerram, MD and Kimberly Vanderveen, BSN, RN

5:00 pm           Hypoalbuminemia in PD Patients (causes: protein leak, poor eating, eating inadequate protein, urinary losses; consequences, Management) – David Ward, MD

5:20 pm           Length of Time on PD: Is There a Limit? – Edwina Brown, MD

5:40 pm           Discussion

6:00 pm           Adjourn

Telemedicine and Covid-19

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Moderator: Kunal Malhotra, MD, FASN, FNKF

4:00 pm           The Explosive Growth of Telemedicine as an Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic: What Have We Learned? - Martin Schreiber, MD

4:30 pm           Essential Components Telehealth Platform Must Provide –Prakash Gudsoorkar, MD, FASN, FNKF

5:15 pm           Virtual Visits with Home Patients: What Are the Critical Components and How Do We Involve the Interdisciplinary Team? – Wael Hussein, MBBS, MSc, MRCPI

5:45 pm           Discussion

6:00 pm           Adjourn

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

PD Excellence Academy

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6:00 pm    PD Nurse’s Guide to Starting a New Patient Part 2: Success at Home – Dorothy Craft

PD Excellence Academy CEU credit will be issued from another provider outside of the Annual Dialysis Conference.  Please make sure to follow instructions in that session to acquire CEU credit.

Networking

6 pm to 7 pm

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