Fellows Forum

Fellows Forum

4:00-6:00 pm

Moderator:  Shweta Bansal, MD

Judges: Finnian R. McCausland, MD, Shweta Bansal, MD, Nupur Gupta, MD

4:00-4:10              Introduction

4:10-4:20            Miraculous Recovery of Kidney Function after 16 Months of Dialysis – Hanny Sawaf, MD

4:20-4:25              Questions

4:25-4:35            Peritoneal Dialysis Related Encapsulating Sclerosing Peritonitis – Amara Sarwal, MD

4:35-4:40              Questions

4:40-4:50              A Rare Case of Bacterial Peritonitis Caused by Ralstonia Mannitolilytica in an Adult Peritoneal Dialysis Patient – Litty Thomas, MD

4:50-4:55              Questions

4:55-5:05              Guillain-Barre Syndrome Following COVID-19 in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis – Victor Canela, MD

5:05-5:10              Questions

5:10-5:15            All In One – Rapid Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy, Access Problems in the Form of CRBSI, Fibrin Sheath and Thrombosis of Catheter Tip, Primary Failure of AV Fistulae – Chilaka Rajesh, MD

5:15-5:20              Questions

5:20-5:30              Clinical Challenges to Prescribe Effective Hemodialysis in a Patient with Advance Liver Cirrhosis – Manoj Datta, MD  

5:30-5:35            Questions

5:35-5:45              Judges Convene

5:45                        Announce Winner/Adjourn

Nursing Workshop 

Nursing Workshop

4:00-6:00pm

Moderator: Lisa Koester, MSN, RN

This session will discuss some of the most difficult situations nurses encounter in their clinical practice.  Panelists will offer strategies on how nurses should utilize evidence-based practice and how patients can better be engaged in their medical care.  Topics to be discussed will include:

4:00 pm. Obtaining Kinetic Measurements in PD Patients – Amanda Northrup, RN

4:30 pm Home Records: Why Do We Need Them? – Jennifer Ravert, RN

5:00 pm Practical Strategies to Implement Best Practices to Reduce Infections in PD and Home HD – Sharon Ayers, RN

5:30 pm Discussion

Session 3          Practical Implementation of Kidney Health Initiative (KHI):  Tools to Enhance Care Delivery and Improve Outcomes

Session 3          Practical Implementation of Kidney Health Initiative (KHI):  Tools to Enhance Care Delivery and Improve Outcomes

4:00-6:00 PM

Moderator:  Jenny Shen, MD

4:00     Improving the Experience of a Telehealth Visit for the Patient and Practitioner – Eric Wallace, MD

4:30     PD Cycler for the Expert Clinician – Rafia Chaudhary, MD

5:00     Practical Implementation of a Peritonitis Prevention Program – Alicia Neu, MD

5:30     Using QI to Improve Clinical Outcomes – CQI Theory Applied to PD – Michael Chaknos, MD, MSHP

6:00     Adjourn

Session 9 – Fundamentals for Families

Session 9 – Fundamentals for Families

4:00-6:00 pm

Moderators: Brad Warady, MD; Jessica Geer, MSN, C-PNP, CNN-NP, RN

4:00     Returning to Dialysis after a Failed Kidney Transplant

·      Linda Hosman with Dayshanae Hosman

4:30     Psychologist Perspective – Rebecca Johnson, PhD

4:45     Discussion and Q & A

5:00     Life as the Sibling of a Patient on Dialysis

·     Nichole Crossland with Jaylen and Ivan Crossland

·     Ann Daigle with Sydney Riedl

5:30     Psychologist Perspective – Rebecca Johnson, PhD

5:45     Discussion and Q& A

6:00      Adjourn

The ESKD Patient in the Dialysis Unit

4:00-6:00 pm

The ESKD Patient in the Dialysis Unit

Moderator: Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, PhD

4:00     How to Make a Difference in Reducing Hospital Readmissions?  – Jay Wish, MD

4:30     Preventing C-Difficile Spread in Outpatient HD – Erika D’Agata, MD, MPH

5:00     Depression on Dialysis: Any Tools of Trade? – Karli Kondo, PhD

5:30     Dialysis Symptoms: Exercising Some Control – Clara Bohm, MD, MPH, FRPC

6:00     Adjourn

Innovative Approaches in Nutritional Management of CKD

12:30-2:00 pm

Innovative Approaches in Nutritional Management of CKD

Moderator: John Daugirdas, MD

12:30    Potassium Homeostasis in CKD – Biff Palmer, MD

1:00     Plant-based Diet and Mortality in Dialysis Patients – Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, PhD

1:30     Pearls for Managing Hyperkalemia with Newer Potassium Binders – Roberto Pecoits Filho, MD

2:00     Break