2019 Council Meeting

Date: April 11, 2019

Time: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 a.m)
Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA

Join us for the Quality Insights Renal Network 5 2019 Council Meeting! The Council Meeting provides an opportunity for the renal professionals and patients throughout Network 5 to engage with one another, learn more about treatment modalities, improve patient-provider interactions, dispel myths leading to treatment barriers, and to engage patients to take a stronger role in their treatment, thereby improving both patient and facility outcomes.

This year's Council Meeting offers the opportunity to earn up to 6.25 continuing education credits!  Breakfast and lunch buffets are included. Click here to register online.
7:00 - 8:15 a.m.  Check-in, Breakfast Buffet, and Visit with Exhibitors
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome  Brandy Vinson, Quality Insights
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Transitions of Care: Opening the Lines of Communication Between Dialysis Facilities and Transplant Programs Laura J. McPherson, MPH, Emory University Department of Surgery
9:30 - 9:50 a.m. Break and visit with exhibitors
9:50 - 10:50 a.m. The Science of Burnout and Well-being in Healthcare: How Other People Matter Kathryn C. Adair, Duke Center for Healthcare Safety & Quality
10:50 - 11:15 a.m. Break and visit with exhibitors
11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Staying Home: How Treatment Disparities Affect Retention and Attrition in Home Dialysis Nieltje Gedney, Home Dialyzors United
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Using Influence to Explore Access to Home Modalities Dorian R. Schatell, Medical Education Institute
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break and visit with exhibitors
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Using Influence to Explore Access to Kidney Transplant  Alexander Gilbert, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Transplant Center Panel  Panel of Professionals and Patients
4:15 - 4:30 p.m Continuing Education and Evaluation Forms
*Agenda subject to change

Click here to download the meeting brochure

Click here to register online

Discount hotel accommodations available at the nearby Homewood Suites by Hilton (540.786.9700) and Hampton Inn & Suites at Celebrate Virginia (540.786.5530).  Please mention Quality Insights Renal Network 5.