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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
Protein Nitrogen Balance and Adequacy
This activity will cover a wide array of issues regarding protein nitrogen balance and adequacy. The relationship between protein intake and urea nitrogen appearance will be discussed, as well as the clinical and nutritional implications of urea kinetics and dialysis adequacy.  
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
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
Strategies for Managing Persons with Dementia during Treatment
With the aging of our general population and patients living longer, dementia among some CKD patients is inevitable.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
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
Wearable Artificial Kidney and Other New Treatment Options
This activity will include a unique insight from one of two research sites for testing the new Wearable Artificial Kidney technology. Participants will learn an overview of the technology, how the trials have gone and other future treatment research being done at the site.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Supporting the Importance of Medication Compliance
This session aims to improve participants understanding cause and effect of medication compliance. Learners will become familiar with factors that cause compliancy, and ways to improve compliancy for patients on dialysis.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Understanding Advantages of Home Therapies
Do you know about all SEVEN ways to perform dialysis and how each one may affect your patients’ day-to-day lives?  In this interactive activity, you will learn how home dialysis options (PD and HD) differ from standard in-center HD and how to help your patients make a treatment choice that best f
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Bugs and Drugs: Prevention of Blood Stream Infections in Hemodialysis
Many bloodstream infections in hemodialysis patients are preventable. In this activity blood stream infections (BSI) will be discussed. Recommended practices to identify the risk factors and how to prevent them in the dialysis patient population will be examined.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5

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