Allied Health Pre-Conference Sessions

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016:

Pre-Courses: Allied Health Members

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Vascular Access Basics: The Circuit of Inflow, Body and Outflow
Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Fistula First Catheter Last Access Planning Tools for the Patient and the Dialysis Access Care Team
Janet Holland

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Fistula First Catheter Last One Minute Check: Patient, Novice and Expert
Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM


10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Live Patient Models of the One Minute Check and Ultrasound Demonstration
Forest Rawls; Janet Holland; Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN; Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD; Jack Work, MD; Haimanot Wasse, MD, MPH

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Is This a Go or Stop Access? Is the Stop Access at Risk for a Rupture?
Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Coordinate Access Planning
Forest Rawls

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Role Play on Dealing with Patient Fears Related to Access Placement ("I like my catheter and don't want one of those ugly AVF's in my arm")
Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD; Forest Rawls, Janet Holland; Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Demystifying the Science Behind AVF Maturation Process
Michele Inglese

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Panel Discussion: How to Develop Your Own Skill as an Expert Cannulator
Janet Holland; Deborah Brouwer-Maier, RN, CNN; Forest Rawls; Surendra Shenoy, MD, PhD; Haimanot Wasse, MD, MPH

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM


2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

ESRD Network and QIP

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Vascular Access Process of Care: What Is Your Role and How Can You Improve the Process or Outcomes?
Shennon Wofford

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Panel Question & Answer Session

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

VASA Symposium Welcome Reception