Allied Health Pre-Conference Sessions

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018

Pre-Courses: Allied Health Members

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Introduction

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

LEVEL 1 - 2 EDUCATION

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Vascular Access Anatomy and Access Circuit

8:40 AM - 8:55 AM

Vessel Mapping- What Are Key Elements, How Are They Interpreted and Findings Shared with the Dialysis Access Care Team

8:55 AM - 9:45 AM

Name That Access
This session will include show and tell stations with various vascular access for staff to see and feel.

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LEVEL 2 EDUCATION

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

One Minute Check: Novice to Expert Level for Health Care Professionals (AVF/AVG/CVC)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Demonstration: How to Teach the One Minute Check to a Patient (role play)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Demonstration: How to Use and Teach the Use of the Weekly AVF Maturing or AVG Healing Tools with Dialysis Staff and Patients

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM

Review the Sleeves-Up Protocol Used for Any Patient with Lower Loop Graft to Identify Potential AVF When the AVG is Failing

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM

PD Catheter 101: The Good Catheter!

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

LEVEL 3 EDUCATION

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Brief Overview of Access Surveillance

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

ESRD Network


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Coordination of Care: Creating a Vascular Access Program
Communication, collaboration, comprehension, reports, confirmation

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Surgical Perspective: Creating a VAC Role and Model of Practice

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Dialysis Clinic Perspective-Based Program

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Vascular Access Center Perspective

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Panel Discussion
Topics to include lack of access to care and monitoring/surveillance.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tools and Educational Material Sharing

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Access Emergencies: Are You and Your Patients Prepared?
Teach the IDT members, patient and support persons the emergency response to a HD catcher event such as accidental end cap disgorgement.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open Forum: What Do You Want to See Next?

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VASA Symposium Welcome Reception