Home Dialysis University for Physicians

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About The Event

About Our Event

Home Dialysis University is designed to help those providing care to patients to improve current approaches to emphasizes the importance of individualization of therapy to meet not only laboratory influenced clinical needs but also the QOL needs of the patient. This educational activity will focus on ways to overcome barriers and include discussions of how these were overcome at other institutions that have looked closely at the problem and tried to find solutions. Didactic sessions, small group sessions and group discussions are utilized to help participants recognize the need for learning and help them formulate an approach they can use in clinical practice. Attendees are encouraged to formulate their own approach based on the medical evidence and experiences of others.

We welcome nephrologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and those working closely with patients on a home dialysis therapy.

If you are in a nephrology fellowship program, please visit www.hdufellows.com for details on the Home Dialysis University for Fellows program.

Tentative Agenda

Agenda may span 2 or 3 days


Why Study Home Dialysis

Physiology and Adequacy of Short Daily Hemodialysis


How to Write a Short Daily Prescription

Hemodialysis Access Care


Home Hemodialysis Management - Dialysates and Complications

Physiology and Adequacy of Peritoneal Dialysis


How to Write a PD Prescription

PD Access Infections and Complications

Review of Day


Noninfectious, Non-Catheter PD Complications


BP and Volume Issues in Home Dialysis

Long Term Home Dialysis


Breakout Sessions: Exercises in Prescription Writing for Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis


Infrastructure For A Home Dialysis Program

Finances of Home Dialysis

Post Test and Review


This activity will be planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a joint providership of USF Health and the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity is pending approval for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.


  • Home Dialysis University for Physicians is recommended for practicing nephrologists, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, and those working closely with patients on a home dialysis therapy. If you are uncertain about your eligibility of your participation, please contact Jennifer Heald.

  • All functions are of a business nature and are not suitable for spouses, or children. Any additional fees incurred for non-participants will be the sole responsibility of the participant.

  • The registration fee is $250.00.

  • The registration fee for this course includes course content, program materials, breakfast, lunch, and CME and MOC credit.

  • The registration fee does not cover travel expenses, hotel sleeping room or incidental charges, or meals that are not provided to the group.

  • Cancellations are made in the online registration system. Cancellations 30 business days prior to the start of the meeting will receive a refund minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.

  • This activity is seeking approval for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Please see the CME page for more details.

  • Registrants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

  • Ground transportation from the airport is the responsibility of the participant.

  • This meeting is business casual. Sometimes the hotel meeting rooms are very cool, so please bring a sweater or jacket.

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