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Battling Burnout in Practitioners and Patients

Both practitioners and patients experience burnout, and most are not equipped with effective strategies to work through this. This session will cover common causes, signs, and symptoms of burnout in patients and practitioners.  Faculty will offer techniques to battle against burnout and help to prevent it in the future. 

Target Audience: Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Technician


Bariatric Surgery and Obesity in CKD and Transplantation

There is an increase in the amounts of patients that need transplant, especially those with obesity. Bariatric surgery is often underutilized as a resource to reduce obesity. This inter-professional session will inform the learner on bariatric surgery, the risks associated with bariatric surgery on an obese patient, and safe options to help a patient achieve a healthy BMI.

Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Transplant Professional | Technician


Never Say Never: Looking at Potential Transplant Candidates Differently

Transplant experts will discuss the new allocation system and KPD and their impact on living donation. Faculty will facilitate a discussion on expanded criteria recipients such as the elderly and the frail. Attendees will be presented data regarding transplanting from donors with known Hep C positivity and HIV positivity.

Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Social Worker | Technician


Improving the Overall Perception of Safety in the Hemodialysis Unit

Organizations with a positive safety culture are founded on mutual trust, shared perceptions of the importance of safety, and confidence in the efficacy of preventive measures. This session will discuss how to create an environment of open and honest reporting of errors and safety concerns, without fear of retaliation. Faculty will also cover ways to investigate errors focusing on the processes not the outcomes.

Target Audience: Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Technician 


Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Fluid Management and Ultrafiltration Rate

Fluid is the leading cause of hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations for patients on dialysis. This interprofessional session (IPS) will discuss how to assist patients with management of fluids. This session will also include a patient perspective on the real-life barriers to managing fluids. Participants will learn how to engage patients in their care, tips on managing interdialytic fluid gains, CMS guidelines, depression and motivational interviewing techniques.

Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Technician  


Opioid Stewardship in CKD and Transplant Patients: An Overlooked Problem?

Expert faculty will lead a discussion on the problems associated with opioid use in patients with CKD and transplant patients.  Considerations in designing a pain management strategies to minimize the risks, and the potential benefits of an opioid stewardship program in these patients will be reviewed. 

Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacist | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Transplant Coordinator 


Social Media and Medicine: Beginning the Second Era

Expert faculty will provide lectures from three different viewpoints to map out the scope of social media in medicine and nephrology. 

Macey Henderson has real world experience in helping patients tell their kidney failure story on social media in order to build interest in getting a living related donor to step up. Her research has produced software that is effective in increasing people coming forward to donate organs. 

Among medical specialties, emergency medicine is the consensus leader in adapting education to social media and Dr. Chan is one of the most accomplished thought leaders. Her group has been front and center in thinking about peer review, accountability, and fitting institutional norms to the wild west of social media. In social media, seeing where emergency medicine is today, is the best clue to where the rest of medicine will be in ten years. 

Lastly, NephMadness is one of the most creative and ambitious social media-fueled education projects in nephrology. It is now in its sixth year. Co-creators Drs. Topf and Sparks will lower veil and reveal the inner workings and lessons of over half a decade of leading this project. 

Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacist | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Transplant Coordinator | Technician


Diabetes: Treatment and CKD

The purpose of this inter-professional session is to enhance the knowledge base of learner regarding the interactions of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) including ways to slow/stop progression of CKD as well as the importance of early and timely referral to nephrology.  Better understand the importance of interdisciplinary communication and its role in optimizing patient outcomes and engagement in the treatment of DM and how this impacts the progression of CKD. 

Target Audience: Physicians | Pharmacist | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Technician


Bringing it to the Streets: Opportunities to Make a Difference in the Community

There is a low percentage of practitioners are involved in local, state, and national kidney disease programs. This session will cover the needs and benefits of advocacy, specific ways to get involved on a local, state, or national level, as well as look at the successes of existing programs.

Target Audience: Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Transplant Coordinator | Technician


Lifestyle Interventions for Clinicians to Optimize Patient Outcomes

The combination of plentiful, inexpensive and processed food, and low activity has culminated in an epidemic of obesity and a mosaic of chronic illnesses, and their associated morbidity and mortality. Practitioners have focused on drug therapy and to a lesser degree on medicalization of food. Incorporating healthy and tasty food, active living, mindfulness and adequate refreshing sleep are all important elements to promote health, to prevent obesity and to reduce the risk for type-2 diabetes, hypertension, and ultimately CVD and CKD. Clinicians may know these concepts intuitively, but they need information and tools to help their patients. The current session presents an approach based on cutting edge clinical science to the integration of healthy behaviors in clinical practice, using healthy eating, and mindfulness followed by a discussion of lifestyle therapy in the context of CKD. 

Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Dietitian | Social Worker | Transplant Coordinator | Technician


How Can We Deliver Palliative Care to Our Patients:  A Practical, Team-Based Approach

In this inter-professional session, participants will learn practical interventions for providing palliative care to patients with advanced kidney disease.  These include the following:  (1) how to provide conservative care and recognizing its team based approach (2) how team members can provide advance care planning to patients with advanced kidney disease throughout the trajectory (3) how to recognize and treat the common symptoms of advanced kidney disease—insomina and restless leg syndrome. At the conclusion of this session, participants will have an increased understanding conservative care, recognizing the role that various team members can play in advance care planning and for recognizing and treating the common symptoms of restless legs and sleep disturbances in patients with advanced kidney disease.

Target Audience: Physicians | Nurse Practitioner | Physician Assistant | Nurse | Social Worker | Transplant Coordinator | Technician

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