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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

Noninfectious Challenges of Home Dialysis Therapies: Improving Patient Retention

November 04, 2023 | 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: Room 113, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

Efforts have been dedicated to improving patient retention on home dialysis therapies. This session addresses the clinical challenges that are potential barriers to keeping patients on home therapies.

ASN thanks the ASN Home Dialysis Steering Committee for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Determine how to promote increased home dialysis use as a modality by educating patients
  • Identify the challenges of managing vascular access in patients on home hemodialysis
  • Describe ways to adjust the peritoneal dialysis prescription in anuric patients
  • Outline the causes and management of peritoneal dialysis catheter challenges, including catheter malfunction, pain, and leaks

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis