Session 4

Session 4

4:30-5:30

4:30     ISPD Business Meeting

5:00     Zellerman Award Presentation and Talk – Mortality Trends After Transfer from Home Dialysis: Can We Do Better? – Simon Davies, MBBS, MD, FRCP

5:45     Adjourn

The Nephrology Workforce: Problems and Potential Solutions

The Nephrology Workforce: Problems and Potential Solutions

4:30-5:45

Moderator: LaVonne Burrows, MS, RN

4:30     Implications of Nephrology Workforce Shortage for Dialysis Patient Care – Andrew Webb, DNP, FNP

4:50     Panel Discussion: Strategies to Overcome Staffing and Personnel Issues

Discussion will focus on potential solutions to staffing shortage and rapid turnover including time management, utilization of non-nursing staff in home programs, creative patient education strategies, etc.

Panelists:  Sharon Ayers, RN; Joanna Neumann, BSN, RN; Myra Becker, RN, CDN

5:30     Adjourn

Session 9 – Fundamentals for Families

Session 9 – Fundamentals for Families

Transition to Adult Care

4:30-5:45 pm

Moderator(s): Bradley Warady, MD; Jessica Geer, MSN, C-PNP, CNN-NP, RN

4:30     The Adult Nephrologist Perspective – Nick Herrera, MD
4:50     The Psychologist’s Perspective – Rebecca Johnson, PhD, ABBP
5:10     The Patient/Family Perspective – Children’s Mercy patient (TBD)