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2019 council Meeting PRESENTATIONS


Our 2019 Council Meeting was held on April 11, 2019, at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, and was primarily about home dialysis modalities and transplantation. Participants had the opportunity to earn up to 6.25 continuing education (CE) credits and to win prizes via multiple drawings throughout the day. 


We are pleased to share some of the Council Meeting presentations below:

Transitions of Care: Opening the Lines of Communication Between Dialysis Facilities and Transplant Programs
Laura J. McPherson, MPH; Emory University Department of Surgery

The Science of Burnout and Well-Being in Healthcare: How Other People Matter
Kathryn C. Adair, PhD; Center for Healthcare Safety and Quality, Duke University Healthcare System 

Home Dialysis 101: Going Home - Staying Home Because One Size Does Not Fit All*
Nieltje Gedney

Helping Your Patients on the Road Home*
Dori Schatell (presented by Kristi Klicko); Medical Education Institute (MEI)

Expanding Transplant Opportunities: What Patients Should Know About Transplant Options*
Alexander Gilbert, MD; MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

Any session not listed or without an active link, we do not have speaker permission to share. 

*Some session titles have changed since marketing materials were distributed. Content and objectives remained the same.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Council Meeting also included a panel discussion with Transplant program representatives from across Network 5.  Multiple questions were submitted during the presentation but due to time constraints, we were not able to fully address them all.  Please find the most frequently asked questions of the transplant panel addressed in the compilation below.

Frequently Asked Questions: Transplant Coordination