Controversies in Home Dialysis Management

Controversies in Home Dialysis Management


Moderator: Brent Miller, MD

12:30    Virtual Visit for Home Patients: Is This the Way of the Future? – Prakash Gudsoorkar. MD, FASN, FNKF

12:50    Virtual Visit: Expanding the Distance Between Patient and Physician – Michael Shoemaker-Moyle

1:10     Discussion

1:15     Dialyzing Solo at Home Is Safe – Vikram Aggarwal, MD

1:35     Home Dialysis Patients Should Require Care Partners – Preethi Yerram, MD

1:55     Discussion

2:00     Break

Session 2 

Session 2

12:30-2:00 pm

Moderator: Steven Alexander, MD and Amy Nau, MBA, MSN, RN, CNN, NE-BC

12:30    Cardiovascular Complications – Franz Schaefer, MD

1:00     Pediatric Dialysis Nutrition Guidelines – Kirsten McFadyen, RD

1:30     Growth and Growth Hormone Therapy – Jens Drube, MD

2:00     Break

Home Dialysis

Home Dialysis

9:00 am-11:00 am

9:00     Welcome – Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, RN, CNN

Moderator: Martin Schreiber, MD

9:10     Why Home Dialysis? – Eric Weinhandl, PhD

9:40     Challenges and Obstacles in Home Dialysis – Martin Wilkie, MD

10:10    Value-based Care Supporting Patients for Home Dialysis and Transplant – Bijal Patel, MD

10:45    Discussion

11:00    Break

How Successful are Transitional Units?


Moderators:  Prayus Tailor, MD and Brendan Bowman, MD

10:00    Introduction – Prayus Tailor- MD

10:05    Transitional Dialysis: What Is It and Why Do We Need It? – A Physician and Patient Experience

The History and Future of Transitional Care Dialysis – Brendan Bowman, MD

A Patient Experience Without Transitional Care – Vanessa Evans

A Patient Experience with Transitional Care – Chelsea Roman

10:25    How to Start a Transitional Care Unit: Practical and Financial Considerations

Transitional Care Unit Models and Sample Curricula – Stacy Cigliana, RN

Operational and Financial Considerations of Transitional Care Dialysis – Suzanne Pryzbyla, MBA

10:45    Transitional Care Unit Outcomes: What Do We Know and Which Ones Matter?

A Review of the Current Literature = Brendan Bowman, MD

Outcomes from Our Experience – Brendan Bowman, MD and Prayus Tailor, MD

Suggestions for Future Research (PROM’s, Clinical and Value-based Measures – Prayus Tailor, MD

11:05    The Role of TCU Value-based Payment Model – Brendan Bowman, MD

11:20    Panel Discussion – Prayus Tailor, MD, Brendan Bowman, MD, Stacy Cigliana, RN, Suzanne Pryzbyla, MBA, Vanessa Evans, Chelsea Roman

12:00    Break

Session 7 – Hot Topics

Session 7 – Hot Topics 

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Moderators: Franz Schafer, MD and Rebecca Ruebner, MD

10:00    Oral Stimulation of Erythropoiesis by HIF-PHI Inhibitors: From Mechanism of Action to Latest Clinical Trial Results – Larry Greenbaum, MD, PhD. FAAP

10:40    Update on COVID-19 in Children –  Rebecca Same, MD

11:20    Consequences of the New RNA Therapies for Dialysis and Transplantation Strategies in Primary Hyperoxaluria – J.W. Groothoff, MD

11:50    Discussion

12:00    Break

Session 1

9:55 am Welcome – Steven Alexander, MD 

Session 1

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Moderator: Bradley Warady, MD and Jessica Geer, MSN, C-PNP, CNN-NP, RN

10:00    Peritoneal and Vascular Access – Mary Brandt, MD

10:30    Physiology of Blood Purification – Jordan Symons, MD

11:00    PD Prescription & Adequacy Monitoring – Annabelle Chua, MD

11:30    HD Prescription & Adequacy Monitoring – Cherry Mammen, MD

12:00    Break