SCM18 Live Webinars
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Home Hemodialysis: Focus on the Patient
In this activity, several case scenarios presented will highlight different patient factors that would make HHD an attractive option. A physician hosted conversation with a patient will help the attendee understand a patient’s perspective on personal preferences that would influence the decision to choose or not choose HHD. From this conversation the physician will demonstrate interview skills that will enable the patient to easily express reasons for selecting HHD. Interventions and programmatic procedures to assure patient safety at home will be presented.
Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse | Social Worker
Please Pass the Salt – or Not? Debate on Sodium Intake
This activity will consist of talk by a nutritionist regarding how best to quantify the amount of sodium eaten in a day, followed by a debate by two experts in the field of hypertension. This lecture and debate will highlight issues and conflicting evidence regarding sodium intake and blood pressure and how these relate to cardiovascular outcomes.
Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacists | Nurse | Dietitian | Dialysis Technician
The Living Donor: Ethics, Risks, and Overcoming Barriers
Living kidney donation has not increased in volume over the last decade. In this symposium we wish to explore the risks of kidney donation, especially in light of a newer data. We will discuss the medically complex kidney donor and how to mitigate those risks. The ethics of kidney donation will be explored, especially in the younger donor. Lastly, we will provide practical solutions to increase kidney donation in the years to come.
Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Social Worker | Dietitian | Transplant Professional
KDOQI Commentary on the KDIGO CKD MBD Guidelines
This session will provide an overview of the KDIGO 2017 Clinical Practice Update for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder. Issues regarding the clinical implementation of these guidelines will be discussed. In addition, the session will highlight existing controversies regarding these revised KDIGO guidelines for suggested changes to clinical care.
Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacists | Dietitian | Transplant Professional
Hypertension Treatment in the 21st Century
This activity will consist of three talks by three experts in the field of hypertension. These lectures will improve the audience’s understanding of how novel approaches to hypertension treatment. All talks will review the existing literature and provide an update on recent studies.
Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacists | Nurse
The Smooth Road Home: Fix Operational Potholes
In this live webinar, attendees will learn from a physician and nurse how to educate health care professional in the respective fields. Current and future technologies that improve patient care and decrease patient burden will be presented. The complexities of the financial models of home dialysis as well as opportunities to improve efficiency of care with telemedicine will be presented.
Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacists | Nurse
Kidney Stones: What Does the Practitioner Need to Know?
According to NHANES estimates of 16% males and 8% of females in the general population were diagnosed with kidney stones in 2016. Stone management cost over 2 Billion per year to manage (AJKD 2016). This session will focus on the identification and management of different types of kidney stones with dietary interventions, and medical management options. The focus of treating kidney stones is to prevent the recurrence of future episodes.
Target Audience: Dietitian
Hot Topics in Acute Kidney Injury
This inter-professional session will provide physicians, advanced care practitioners and pharmacists with cutting-edge knowledge on some of the fundamental clinical challenges associated with care of patients with or at risk of AKI. Leading experts in the field will present up-to-date knowledge on the prevention of contrast-induced AKI, optimal volume control in the setting of AKI and strategies for safe and effective drug dosing in patients with AKI
Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Dialysis Technician
Do Not Set Sail Without a Compass: Planning the Best Access at the Right Time: Debate
Each patient with progressive or advanced CKD or on renal replacement therapy should have an individualized ESRD Vascular Access Life Plan. Nephrologists, vascular access surgeons, dialysis nurses, vascular interventionalists and ultrasonographers form a team to optimize timing and success of vascular access placement. Early detection of immature fistulas will lead to timely intervention and result in decreased TDC placement and time on HD with a TDC.
Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse
KDOQI 20th Anniversary - Guidelines/Updates
This live webinar will look back on 20 years of clinical practice guideline development in nephrology and the widespread changes in practice that have taken place as a result. In addition, we will review the two upcoming KDOQI guidelines (Vascular Access, and Nutrition in CKD) and a recent KDOQI paper considering the evidence for and against stopping ACE inhibitors/ARB in patients with eGFR < 20.
Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Social Worker | Dialysis Technician
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