Nursing Breakout II (RN and APPs) 

Nursing Breakout II (RN and APPs) 

4:00-6:00 pm

Moderators: Theresa Mottes, MSN, APRN, CPNP/AC and Rachel Galimberti, BSN, RN

4:00 Infants on Dialysis- The In’s and Out’s of Dialyzing the Itty Bitty’s

  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis

5:00 Access Complications

5:30 Optimizing Infant Growth

6:00 Adjourn

Session 4 

Session 4 

Moderators: Alicia Neu, MD, Theresa Mottes, MSN, APRN, CPNP/AC

4:00 pm Major Infectious Complications   

4:30 pm Renal Anemia: The Basics 

5:00 pm   Adjourn

Nursing Workshop 

4:00-6:00 pm

Nursing Workshop 

  • Strategies to Obtain Accurate Kinetic Measurements in PD Patients
    • How to Get Patients to Bring Samples 
    • How to Address Discrepancy in Volume Measurement  
  • How to Get Them to Bring Home Records
  • How to Keep Patients Safe When They Don’t Follow Recommendations

The ESKD Patient in the Dialysis Unit

4:00-6:00 pm

The ESKD Patient in the Dialysis Unit

  • How to Make a Difference in Reducing Hospital Readmissions?  
  • Preventing Covid in ESKD Patients by Vaccination- What Is the Data?
  • Depression on Dialysis: Any Tools of Trade? 
  • Dialysis Symptoms: Exercising Some Control

Dialysis Treatment Life Plan

4:00-6:00 pm

Dialysis Treatment Life Plan 

  • From CKD Management to Dialysis – Incremental Dialysis Plan 
  • Preservation of Residual Renal Function: How Significant Is This?
  • Overcoming Patients’ Resistance to Increasing Dialysis 
  • How to Operationalize Dialysis Facilities to Accommodate Varying Dialysis Schedules 

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