Allied Health Pre-Conference Sessions

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018

Pre-Courses: Allied Health Members

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Introduction
Michele Inglese
Summary of VASA Survey Monkey. [Tiered education program novice to expert to address all learning needs. How it impacts members]

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

LEVEL 1 - 2 EDUCATION

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Vascular Access Anatomy and Access Circuit
Dr. John Lucas

8:40 AM - 8:55 AM

Vessel Mapping- What Are Key Elements, How Are They Interpreted and Findings Shared with the Dialysis Access Care Team
Dr. John Lucas

8:55 AM - 9:45 AM

Name That Access
This session will include show and tell stations with various vascular access for staff to see and feel.
Debbie Brouwer-Maier, Janet Holland, Forest Rawls, Nancy Foss, Michelle Carver, Judy Geissler, Dr. John Lucas, Rebecca McGlawn, RN

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LEVEL 2 EDUCATION

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

One Minute Check: Novice to Expert Level for Health Care Professionals (AVF/AVG/CVC)
Nancy Foss

10:45 AM - 11:20 AM

Demonstration: How to Teach the One Minute Check to a Patient (role play)
Demonstration: How to Use and Teach the Use of the Weekly AVF Maturing or AVG Healing Tools with Dialysis Staff and Patients
Debbie Brouwer-Maier, Janet Holland, Forest Rawls, Nancy Foss, Michelle Carver, Judy Geissler, Michele Inglese, Dr. John Lucas, Rebecca McGlawn, RN

11:20 AM - 11:25 AM

Review the Sleeves-Up Protocol Used for Any Patient with Lower Loop Graft to Identify Potential AVF When the AVG is Failing
Janet Holland

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM

PD Catheter 101: The Good Catheter!
Dr. John Lucas

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch on your own

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

LEVEL 3 EDUCATION

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Brief Overview of Access Surveillance
Debbie Brouwer-Maier

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

ESRD Network- QIP process
Linda Duval, BSN, RN, ESRD Network 13

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Coordination of Care: Creating a Vascular Access Program
Forest Rawls
Communication, collaboration, comprehension, reports, confirmation

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Surgical Perspective: Creating a VAC Role and Model of Practice Judy Geissler, DNP, Vascular Access Advanced Practice Provider

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Dialysis Clinic Perspective-Based Program
Communicate and collaborate with the hospital acute dialysis program with transition of care related to the vascular access
Michele Inglese

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Vascular Access Center Perspective
Michelle Carver, Vascular Access Manager, Nephrology Associates of Nashville, P.C., Greater Nashville Area, TN

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel Discussion
Topics to include lack of access to care and monitoring/surveillance.
All Faculty

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Tools and Educational Material Sharing
Janet Holland

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Access Emergencies: Are You and Your Patients Prepared?
Dr. John Lucas
Teach the IDT members, patient and support persons the emergency response to a HD catcher event such as accidental end cap disgorgement.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Open Forum: What Do You Want to See Next?
Debbie Brouwer-Maier, Janet Holland, Forest Rawls, Nancy Foss, Michelle Carver, Judy Geissler, Dr. John Lucas

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VASA Symposium Welcome Reception