International Society for Hemodialysis™ (ISHD)
Hemodialysis UniversityŽ

October 2 - 3, 2015, Chicago, Illinois USA
     HDCN key zone registration or ISHD membership-at-large is required.
  Part 1. Novel Therapeutic Protocols and Diagnostic Techniques in Dialysis Patients
Welcome Remarks
Madhukar Misra, MD (Course Director)
Best Protocols for Restoring flow in Venous Catheters
Haimanot Wasse, MD
Questions and Answers
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors and Anticoagulants in Dialysis
Tushar Vacharajani, MD
Questions and Answers
Cardiac Arrhythmias in Dialysis Patients: Lessons from the monitoring in Dialysis Study
Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD
Questions and Answers

Madhukar Misra, MD (Course Director)
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Health Sciences Center
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Haimanot Wasse, MD
Director, Interventional Nephrology
Associate Professor in Medicine
Division of Nephrology/Hypertension
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Tushar Vacharajani, MD,
Section Chief, Nephrology
W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
Salisbury, North Carolina

Prabir Roy Chaudhury, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Professor, Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Tucson, Arizona
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Program Overview
Target Audience
The conference is designed for health professionals involved in dialysis programs, primarily nephrologists, nephrology fellows, nephrology nurses and nurse practitioners, and patient care technicians.

Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of the ISHD and HDCN that speakers with potential conflicts of interest disclose these at the time of presentation.

Off-label/lnvestigational Use
Because this course is meant to educate physicians with what is currently in use and what may be available in the future, there may be "off-label" use discussed in the presentations. Speakers have been requested to inform the audience when off-label use is being discussed.

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