Sunday, August 16, 2015
160 Frontage Road, Newark NJ 07114
The True Cost of Malnutrition
Learn about the contributing factors to malnutrition, the “cost” of mortality, hospitalization and drug efficacy related to Albumin and include effective interventions and strategies to improve Albumin levels.
Cathi J. Martin, RD, CSR, LDN
Renal Program Associate Clinical Director
Pentec Health Inc
Fluid Management Evolution
Learn about how the inclusion of Fluid Management, as a measuring tool in the CMS CORE Survey process, has shifted the focus from interdialytic to an intradialytic perspective. This shift in focus remains a challenge from a daily clinical mindset within the Industry.
Joseph R. Sala
Administrative Director, Network Dialysis and Renal Practice
Bassett Healthcare Network
The Renal Network Overview
Learn about the NW3-geographical areas, patient population, issues affecting each region, and NW projects and outcomes.
Karen Ripkey, BSN, RN, CNN
Vascular Access Management
Learn about the Fistula First Catheter Last Toolkit. We’ll focus on the valuable role of members of the dialysis care team in promoted hemodialysis catheter reduction and increased use and preservation of AVF/AVG.
Lynn Poole RN, FNP
ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC)
Ask the Experts: Roundtable Discussion on Access Management
Lynn Poole RN, FNP, ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC)
Melissa Devita, Cryolife
Dialysis Access Options
Learn about CryoLife’s dialysis access options for challenging dialysis access. We’ll focus on the HeRO Graft, ProCol Graft, and the CryoVein/CryoArtery.
Cardiovascular Representative, Cryolife
Learn about evaluating the patient’s tolerance to HD using new technologies, with a focus on utilizing their cardiovascular response to increase patient safety and treatment efficacy.
Lori L. Poole RN, MSN
Manager, Clinical Operations