2017 VASA Practicum: Agenda

AGENDA

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

6:00 pm

Shuttle to reception

6:30 pm Registration, 1st Floor
Welcome Reception, 3rd Floor
8:30 pm Reception Ends
8:30 pm Last Shuttle to hotels

Friday, May 19, 2017

6:15 am Shuttle Bus Loop to begin
6:45 am Registration, 1st Floor
Breakfast, 2nd Floor
7:15 am Welcome & Introduction, 1st Floor, Auditorium
7:30 am Head to Activity Sessions

Attendees split into 3 PHYSICIAN Groups and 2 ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL Groups. Each group will rotate through three different activity areas. For group assignments and location of activities, see BREAKOUTS tab. Those participating in the Vivarium Experience will be escorted from the College of Pharmacy to the Lab, Clinical Science Research Building Animal Lab (CSRB).

8:00 am Session I
 
10:00 am Refreshment Break, 2nd Floor
10:30 am Session II
 
12:30 pm Boxed Lunch, 2nd Floor
1:00 pm Session III
 
3:00 pm Refreshment Break
Groups Join Together for General Session, 1st Floor, Auditorium
3:30 pm Vascular Access Clinic
Moderators: Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD, Mitchel Henry, MD, and William Jennings, MD

Shuttle to hotels
4:30 pm Adjourn
4:45 pm Last Shuttle to hotels
6:00 pm Shuttle buses pick up at hotel for City Museum Reception
7:00 pm Dinner at the City Museum

City Museum Website
Map to City Museum
 
On Friday there are three sessions where you can attend one activity each. Indicate your preference of activity per session.

*You may select to repeat the same activity for more than one session.  Because of limited space, please select Physician Activity 2: Vivarium experience only ONCE. Some activities have limited acces and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Friday PHYSICIAN Sessions I, II, & III - pick one activty per session
Some of these activities have space limitations, they may not be available once filled.
All activities will have additional expereiences besides the highlights.


  • Activity 1: Procedural experience (Select 3 times max.)
    Highlights: 
    This activity allows live viewing of surgical and interventional procedures related to vascular access and interact with operating surgeons and interventionalist performing them.
  • Activity 2: Vivarium experience (Select 1 time max. please note there is a 5 minute walk to this session)
    Highlights: Attendees (surgeons and Interventionalist) spend time in the Vivarium with faculty honing and perfecting vascular access related surgical and interventional techniques. Explore the human cadaver limb and work in animal lab with hands on and image guided techniques related to AVF and AVG placement and interventions.
  • Activity 3: Ultrasound and simulation experience (Select 2 times max.)
    Highlights: 
    Attendees (physicians and surgeons) will learn the technioques of using the Ultra Sound in the field of vascular access. This includes, but not limited to, vessel mapping, AVG and AVF maturation evaluation, access monitoring and evaluation of access complications in patient volunteers.

On Friday there are three sessions where you can attend one activity each.  Indicate your preference of activity per session.
Friday ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL Activity Sessions 1, II, & III - pick one activity per session
All activities will have additional experiences besides the highlights.


  • Activity 1: Procedural experience (Select 3 times max.)
    HighlightsThis activity allows live viewing of surgical and interventional procedures related to vascular access and interact with operating surgeons and interventionalist performing them. 
  • Activity 2: Access anatomy, US monitoring and Cannulation experience (Select 2 times max.)
    HighlightsHands on experience with AVF fistula cannulation with state of the art simulators. Learn different cannulation techniques including the button hole cannulation. Realtime ultrasonography and sonographic guidance for cannulation real time patient evaluation to save the vein and access monitoring. 
  • Activity 3: Dialysis clinic experience (Select 2 times max.)
    HighlightsLearn to trouble shoot problems experienced in the dialysis setup and delivery. A simple one minute access check to complex issues with dialysis machines. pump speeds, pressures, access flow, cardiac output monitors, recirculation and access surveillance. Includes trouble shooting with hemodialysis machines and catheters and peritoneal dialysis.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

6:15 am Shuttle Bus Loop begins
6:45 am Non-CME Workshops with Continental Breakfast
7:00 am BARD NON CME Workshop - RENOVA and RESCUE Studies, 1st Floor
Alejandro C. Alvarez, MD
7:00 am GORE NON CME Workshop - Tips and tricks for treating Complex Dialysis Access Cases, 2nd Floor
Stephen Hohmann, MD, FACS

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast, 2nd Floor

8:30 am General Session I - Access Basics, 1st Floor
Moderators: Jack Work, MD and Yael Vin, MD, MPH
   
  1. Tailoring dialysis treatments to patient needs - Brent Miller, MD
  2. ‘Functional vascular access’ – Monnie Wasse, MD
  3. Vascular access evaluation –John Lucas, MD
  4. Central venography –John Aruny, MD
  5. AVF creation – SLOT technique –Jaime Velez, MD
  6. AV graft placement – David Leeser, MD
  7. AVG - the ‘super Hero’ - Stephen Hohmann, MD, FACS
  8. PD catheter placement – Ingemar Davidson, MD
10:00 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am General Session II - Access Follow-Up, 1st Floor
Moderators: Karl Illig, MD, FACS and Aris Urbanes, MD
   
  1. Management of deep outflow veins – Jason Wellen, MD
  2. Surgical techniques for AV access salvage – Eric Peden, MD
  3. Aneurysm repair - Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD
  4. Managing steal a flow based algorithm – William Jennings, MD
  5. Flow reduction with banding – Yael Vin, MD, MPH
  6. Cannulation techniques – Cheryl Cress, RN
  7. TDC: how do they differ – Dirk Hentschel, MD
  8. Thoracic outlet obstruction 1st rib resection - Robert Thompson, MD, FACS
12:00 pm Boxed Lunch, 2nd Floor
1:00 pm General Session III - Innovations in access, 1st Floor
Moderator: Larry Scher, MD
   
  1. Percutaneous AV access creation and results of NEAT trial
        Charmaine Lok, MD
  2. Sirolimus wrap for AVF technique and early clinical outcome
        Sriram Iyer, MD
  3. Human Bioengineered AV grafts – what do we know
        Jeff Lawson, MD, PhD
  4. Balloon angioplasty - Jeffrey Hoggard, MD, FACP, FASN, FASDIN
  5. Stent graft placement – Indications and technique - Dirk Hentschel, MD
  6. Hybrid graft placement – How I do it - David Leeser, MD
2:00 pm Physician Session OR Allied Health Session
    > Physicians Session, 1st Floor
  1. ESRD Seamless Care Organization (ESCO) what it means for vascular access - Aris Urbanes, MD

  2. Review of major changes in HDA coding for 2017
        Gerald Beathard, MD, PhD

  3. Health economics and early cannulation grafts - Marc Glickman, MD

> Allied Health Session, 2nd Floor
  1. Acute Kidney Care and the vascular access challenges
        Janet Holland, RN, CNN

  2. AVF Maturing and AVG healing - FF tools
        Deborah Brouwer Meir, RN, CNN

  3. Now that you have access flow measurements from the surveillance, how do you identify the patients at risk of high cardiac output failure and how to manage? - Monnie Wasse, MD
2:30 pm Refreshment Break, 2nd Floor
3:00 pm Physician or Allied Health Breakout Session, 1st Floor
  3:00 - 4:30pm > Physicians, 1st Floor
  • Case presentations and discussion
  3:00 - 4:30pm > Allied Health, 2nd Floor
  1. ESRD Network – QIP for vascular access – Sharlyn Bogner, MSN, RN, CNN, CCTC, CPHQ

  2. ESRD Seamless Care Organization (ESCO) what it means for vascular access - Aris Urbanes, MD

  3. Your role as a VAC- what do you need to support or advance your role - Open Discussion
    Deborah Brouwer Meir, RN, CNN
    Janet Holland, RN, CNN
    Cheryl Cress, RN

  4. Patient Case Review and Access Questions – Panel Discussion
    Janet Holland, RN, CNN
    Forest Rawls
    Lisa Koester Wiedemann, NP, ANP, CNN
4:30 pm Adjourn
Last Shuttles to hotels