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Connected Health in Home Dialysis
Expand your knowledge of different types of connected health now available for home dialysis therapy from a nephrologist, nurse and home dialysis patient.  Learn of potential advantages and disadvantages of the use of connected health for home therapy management in your practice.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50
Exploring No Dialysis: A Valid Choice
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to appreciate/consider the importance of providing patients with risks and benefits of renal replacement therapy, as well as conservative medical management as a treatment option.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50
How to Protect Your Patients from Hemodialysis Technological Harm
This activity will provide the attendees with the rationale to support equipment related instructions, policies, and procedures and discuss consequences of using shortcuts with equipment alarms and general operation.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.00
Quality and Safety in Dialysis: Emphasis on Achieving Zero Preventable Infections
This activity will review the simple tools for the prevention, detection and treatment of infections as well as ways to reduce infection rate in dialysis clinics and infection-associated mortality.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.00
To Dialyze or Not to Dialyze? The Great Debate: Use of Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury in the Context of Cirrhosis
Hepatorenal syndrome/acute kidney injury (HRS/AKI) describes the reversible, functional renal impairment that occurs in patients who have advanced liver cirrhosis, arising portal hypertension, and/or those with fulminant hepatic failure.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.50
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.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.00
Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Fluid Management and Ultrafiltration Rate
Fluid is the leading cause of hospitalizations and re-hospitalizations for patients on dialysis. This activity will discuss how to assist patients with management of fluids. It will also include a patient perspective on the real-life barriers to managing fluids.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.50