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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Personalizing Prescriptions in Hemodialysis: A Path to Safer Care for All

November 03, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: WF2 Tangerine, Orange County Convention Center, West Building

Session Description

There is a tension in hemodialysis care between safe operation and tailoring prescriptions to individual patient needs. This session discusses evidence and multilevel strategies for achieving individualized care.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss symptoms that occur during hemodialysis and how each aspect of the prescription may contribute to them
  • Describe the intersection of electrolytes, volume, and outcomes in hemodialysis
  • Outline volume management strategies and implications for minimizing adverse events during dialysis

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis
  • Pharmacology


  • Tara I. Chang, MD, MS, FASN
  • Joanna Q. Hudson, PharmD, FASN