Nephrology Conference

Thank you for your support of the 2012 Nephrology Conference.

Conference PowerPoint presentations may be downloaded using the links provided below:


DAY 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

1. Keynote: Caregivers as Heroes or ‘Getting’Even’ In a Good Way
James D. Dineen (No PowerPoint)

2. Bundling, Quality Incentive Payment & Their Impact on Your Delivery of Dialysis Care [PDF, 904Kb]
Jay B. Wish, MD

3. Do You Know Where our Patient Is? Improving Care Transitions [PDF, 717Kb]
J. Edward Hartle, II, MD

4. Optimizing Kidney Transplant Patient Care: Our Use of Health Informatics & Checklist-Based Data Review [PDF, 4.2Mb]
Mark Sturdevant, MD & Deborah Maurer, RN

5. Infection Control, Patient Safety & NHSN
Priti Patel, MD (PowerPoint not available.)

6. Panel Discussion: Home Therapies & Patient Self-Managed Care

DAY 2: Thursday, May 24, 2012

1. Keynote: Patient Empowerment & Patient Choices…Through the Eyes of a Nurse/Patient (No PowerPoint)
Cate Lewis, RN

2. Patient Choices Along the Continuum of Care [PDF, 1.24Mb]
Jean L. Holley, MD
Rebecca Schmidt, DO
Bonnie Orlins, MSW, LISW-S

3. Starting Out On the Right Foot: Goal Setting in the First 30 Days [PDF, 1.28Mb]
Joseph Kuhn, MD

4. Learned Dependence: Am I Making My Patients Depend on Me? [PDF, 217Kb]
Craig Fisher, PhD, MSW

5. Using KDQOL-36 to Improve Health-Related Quality of Life & Meet Surveyor Goals [PDF, 836Kb]
Beth Witten, MSW, ACSW, LSCSW

6. Best Practices Using Evaluation Tools in the Real World, Including KDQOL-36 & ICH-CAHPS

Implementing the KDQOL [PDF, 17Kb]
Rose Barsotti, MSW

Janine Rosenthal, MASSA, LISW (No PowerPoint)
Dodie Stein, PhD, MSW, LCSW (No PowerPoint)
Jacqueline Aumer, LSW (No PowerPoint)

7. Cultural Competency [PDF, 194Kb]
Paula Meyer Besler, JD
















Last updated on: May 30, 2012