Professional Empowerment Through Leadership

Professional Empowerment Through Leadership  

Joint Session with Renal Healthcare Association (RHA)  

8:00-10:00am

Moderator(s):

  • Professional Networking and Mentorship 
  • Key Elements in Leadership Development 
  • Delegation: Is This an Essential Skill in Leadership 
  • Interactive Discussion 

Session on HDF

Session on HDF 

4:30-5:45pm

Moderator(s):

  • Unrecognized Benefits of HDF (Increased urea, creatinine, and phosphate removal; reduced need for IV saline for rinsing, etc.) 
  • Why is Adoption of HDF Lagging in the US? 

Vascular Access

Vascular Access

2:00-4:00pm

Moderator(s):

  • Are Buttonholes Making a Comeback? 
  • Can I Cannulate this Access?  
  • Understanding Machine Access Flow Studies – When Do You Refer for Further Workup? 
  • Embracing, Tolerating, or Forbidding Central Venous Catheters on Home HD 

ICU Dialysis

ICU Dialysis 

10:30-12:00pm

Moderator(s): 

  • CRRT Fundamentals: An Evidence Based Journey-When, What, How Much (Timing, Modality, Dose)  
  • Sepsis and AKI 
  • Dialysis Induced Systemic Stress: Pathogenesis and Risk Mitigation  

Patient Reported Outcomes in HD

Patient Reported Outcomes in HD  

8:00-10:00am

Moderator(s): 

  • Evolution of Patient-reported Outcomes and HD Practice (cramps, washed out feeling, recovery time, risk of falls, hypoglycemic, electrolyte abnormalities/arrhythmias) 
  • Depression, Insomnia, and Pain: Are We Managing Them Better? 
  • Conservative Care: Perceptions and Barriers 

 

PD Fundamentals

PD Fundamentals

10:30-12:00pm

Moderator(s): 

  • Is PET Still Relevant in Current Clinical Practice? The Case For and Against PET 
  • Pathophysiology of PD Membrane Fibrosis and Best Practices for Membrane Preservation 
  • Diagnosis and Management of Encapsulating Sclerosing Peritonitis 
  • PD Adequacy and Beyond: What to Measure? 

Home Dialysis

Home Dialysis Pre-conference  

8:30 am-5:00 pm 

  • Value-based Home Dialysis Care 
  • The Best Initial Home Dialysis Therapy: PD or Home Hemodialysis?- A Debate 
    • PD  
    • Home HD
  • Growing a Home Program: Adding Value for Patients, Care Partners, and Providers 
  • Changing Candidacy for Home Dialysis 
  • Prescribing the Optimal Individualized Home Dialysis Treatment 
  • Common Reasons for Dropout and How to Overcome 
    • PD 
    • Home HD 
  • Easing the Burden of Therapy to Prevent Dropout in Home HD 
  • Best of the Home Dialysis Literature