ISHD Hemodialysis University™
Oak Lawn, IL USA  September 8 - 9, 2017
HDCN free zone registration is required.
Critical Solutions for Dialysis Care
Recognizing and Treating Volume Overload in Dialysis Patients: A Case-Based Approach
Rajiv Agarwal, MD
Technology To Improve Volume Control Crit-Line
Paul Balter, MD
Panel Discussion
Drs. Agarwal, and Balter
“Dead” A/V Grafts and Kidney Transplants
Steven G. Achinger, MD
INFECTION PREVENTION - Locks and Ointments
Ladan Golestaneh, MD
Panel Discussion
Drs. Achinger, and Golestaneh
Infection Prevention: Quality Improvement Through Infection Prevention: The Medical Director’s Role
Brigitte Schiller, MD
Infection Prevention: Treatment of Catheter-Related Infections: Infectious Disease Guidelines
Michele Mokrzycki, MD
Panel Discussion
Drs. Schiller, and Mokrzycki
ISHD 2017 - Opening Remarks
Madhukar Misra, MD
Breakfast Symposium: Better Phosphorus Control in CKD
Daniel Coyne, MD
Questions and Answers

Madhukar Misra, MD (ISHD President and Course Director)
Professor of Medicine,
University of Missouri Columbia,
School of Medicine. Columbia, MO

John T. Daugirdas, MD (Course Director)
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois. USA

Steven Achinger, MD
Department of Nephrology
Watson Clinic, LLP
Lakeland, Florida

Rajiv Agarwal, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Paul Balter, MD
Oak Brook, IL

Daniel W. Coyne MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Washington University in St. Louis

Ladan Golestaneh, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine (Nephrolog)
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY 10467

Michele Mokrzycki, MD MS
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Brigitte Schiller, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Satellite Healthcare, San Jose, CA
This educational activity is an video recording with accompanying slides of a live presentation held on September 8-9, 2017, at Oak Lawn, IL USA.

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Program Overview:

Target Audience:
This program is intended for practicing Nephrologists, nephrology fellows, dialysis technologists, interventional nephrologists, vascular access surgeons, and health professionals involved in dialysis programs.
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/investigational 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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