This presentation will look at the importance of sodium and the impact it has on fluid management. Physiology of fluid movement will be discussed. Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN Quality Director, Network 13
Hands & Bugs & Infections, Oh My!
This presentation will look at the importance of hand hygiene. Discussion of how bugs can communicate and travel from hands to inanimate objects. Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN Quality Director, Network 13
Dialysis: What's the Worst that Could Happen!?
This will be a skit, with speaking points, to explore and show what dialysis looks like from the patient point of view. Quin Taylor Patient Liaison, The Renal Network
Urine Inspiration is a long-term look at the life of a person, LIVING with chronic kidney disease. The goal is to educate and inspire everyone to THRIVE in the face of medical challenges. Samuel Trevino
Culture of Safety
Creating a culture of safety, research review and mitigating risk. A review of the moral, professional and ethical responsibility to ensure patient safety in the nephrology setting. An analysis of the research that promotes a commitment to a culture of safety above all other aims. Identification of complex and hazardous risk within dialysis with goal oriented solutions to mitigate the risk. Malissa E. Retz, RN, BSN Regional Compliance Manager, Fresenius Medical Care
Recognizing Opioid Abuse
Opioid abuse and deaths are a growing public health problem. We will present an overview of the scope of the problem, and discuss options and challenges in pain management in particular for patients with CKD and ESRD. Anupama Mohanram, MD, MPH, FASN Physician, QuadMed LLC Bryan Haag, MD