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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

Let's Make It Better: Improving Home Dialysis Therapy

November 02, 2023 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Room 113, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

Home dialysis has become more and more available for our patients, but still a low percentage of patients engage in home dialysis. This session explores why, and how awareness among providers and patients can improve home dialysis.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Explain the difference between short daily hemodialysis (SDHD) and nocturnal hemodialysis (NHD)
  • Describe a patient's perception of home dialysis
  • Articulate the difference between continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) vs. automated peritoneal dialysis (APD)
  • Analyze the reasons behind attrition rates of home dialysis and how to make changes

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis