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Infection Control – How to Help with Staff Adherence
This activity aims to increase knowledge, and adherence of infection control practices in a hemodialysis setting. Participants will learn to improve practices through team/patient support and tracking improved patient outcomes while decreasing or eliminating patient related infections.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Hemodynamic: What Happens When Fluid Shifts from Treatment to Treatment?
This activity will review the role of both the dialysis and the patient in the causation of fluid shift. Participants will have an increased understanding what happens to the body between dialysis treatments and ways to reduce fluid shifts between treatments.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1
Adventures in Vascular Access: Part 2 Infection, Fatal Vascular Access Hemorrhage, Access Assessment, Cannulation Pearls
Access infections are a leading cause of hospitalization for the ESRD population. This activity will describe the major causes, discuss preventative methods to reduce the onset of infection, and review the techniques to maintain vascular access use to improve patient outcomes.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
When Disaster Strikes
This activity will encourage healthcare professionals to prepare for both personal and patient safety during emergency situations as well as explain what their role is during various types of emergencies.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
Dialysis Chemistries
This activity will define various terminology necessary to understanding one of the key functions performed by dialysis: the regulation of the patient's body chemistry.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Motivational Interviewing in Dialysis Adherence Study
Motivational interviewing (MI) has been consistently demonstrated to be associated with positive outcomes in a variety of health domains and with a wide array of patient populations.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Dialysis Updates
This activity will provide current evidence-based practice/research on how to maintain functionality of central venous catheters for hemodialysis, as well as methods for trouble shooting.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Pattern Study (DOPPS) Program Continues to Grow
This activity will present the learner with information from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Pattern Study (DOPPS) Program.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Transition From Transplant to Dialysis, Coping with Transplant Failure
The participants will be lead through a process of developing a context for the issue of failed transplants, recognize the range and types of loss experienced, understand the role of the multidisciplinary team members in the transition, and develop recommendations for supporting the patients.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
Credits** 1.5
Help! My Patients Won’t Listen to Me! How to Increase Patient Engagement/Adherence
Engaging patients in the health and lifestyle changes only they can make so they feel well can be a challenge for many.  The goal of this session is to discuss why patients may behave as they do and learn practical tips and suggestions to encourage collaboration with the patients and help them to
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Transplant Coordinator
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5

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