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

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?

Key Components to a Successful Home Program

12:30-2:00 pm

Key Components to a Successful Home Program

  • Integrating Urgent Start PD and Support Team: Making it Work
    • Accessible PD Catheter Team 
    • The Need for Support Team: Interventional Nephrologist, Radiologists, Surgeons
  • Online Monitoring (monitors, progress, and compliance) – Compliance Management