Engaging Patients in a Culture of Safety - Renal Focused Professional Education

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November 6, 2014:
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

November 7, 2014:
8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Midtown
109 W International Airport Rd, Anchorage

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In case of cancellation a full refund will be made if cancelled by October 31, 2014. After October 31, 2014, a partial refund of 50% will be made. Written notification of your cancellation is required in order to process your refund. Please fax your written request to Kristie @ 866.750.9571. No Refunds will be issued after November 4, 2014. On-site registration costs are $5 more per day.

Nursing: Northwest Renal Network Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 16217

Social Worker: Credit Determination Pending: Application for approval of continuing education credits has been submitted to the National Associationof Social Workers.

Dietitians: Credit Determination Pending: Application for approval of continuing education credits has been submitted to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

PCT: Nursing contact hours earned at this activity are applicable for technicians.

Schedule

Thursday, November 6, 2014

7:30 – 8:00 Registration

8:00 – 8:10 Welcome

8:10 – 9:00 Industry Changes That Will Impact Patients and Staff
Mary Dittrich, MD, FASN
Boise Kidney & Hypertension Institute

9:00 – 9:50 Engaging Patients into a "Wellness Partnership"
Stephanie Johnstone, LCSW, MSW, BCD
FMCNA West Division Lead Social Worker

9:50 – 10:20 Break

10:20 – 11:10 Creating a Culture of Safety in the Dialysis Unit
Shelly White, RN
Health Facilities Surveyor, Alaska Department of Health

11:10 – 12:00 Network Supported Strategies to Improve Patient Engagement and Safety
Barbara Breckler, RN BSN
Quality Improvement Director at Northwest Renal Network

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:50 Advanced Assessment & Troubleshooting Skills for Dialysis Access
David M. Lefler, Jr., D.O., FACP, FASN
Alaska Kidney & Hypertension Clinic

1:50 – 2:40 Fluid Dynamics and Management
Mahmud Khan, MD
Alaska Kidney & Hypertension Clinic

2:40 – 3:10 Break

3:10 – 4:00 Panel—Patient Engagement: Best Demonstrated Practice
Kristine Sizemore, RN, Fresenius Medical Care
Nikki Kobes, RN, Fresenius Medical Care /JV
Julie Hendricks, RN, Liberty Dialysis
Kristie Lemmon, MBA, Alaska Kidney Patients Assn.

4:00 – 4:15 Wrap-Up

Friday, November 7, 2014

7:30 – 8:00 Registration

8:00 – 8:10 Welcome

8:10 – 9:00 Physician Rounding and its Impact on Patients and Staff
Jeremy Gitomer, MD
Alaska Kidney & Hypertension Clinic

9:00 – 9:50 Ensuring Patients and Staff are Prepared for Natural Disasters
Tonda Scott, BSN, RN
Regional Preparedness Nurse, Alaska DHSS, DPH

9:50 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:05 Meeting the 'Challenge' of Anemia Management for ESRD Patients
Andrzej R. Maciejewski, MD

11:05 – 12:00 Strategies to Encourage More Patients to Participate in Home Therapies
Peter Hulman, MD
Alaska Kidney Consultants

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 Breakout Sessions—Social Workers, Dieticians