THURSDAY OCTOBER 25

0700-0800

Registration and Buffet Breakfast

0800-0830

Opening Remarks

0830-1000

Opening Keynote: The Arrival Of The Kolff Artificial Kidney And Haemodialysis In Montreal:1947-48

Dr. Mortimer Levy, McGill University, Montreal QC

The first use of an artificial kidney in Montreal occurred…Read More

1000-1015

Refreshment Break

1015-1215

Concurrent Workshops

W1

Cultural Competence & Safety in Cree Territory: A How-to – English

W2

Certification Preparation – English

W3

Certification Preparation – French

W4

When the Heart Wins the Battle and the Kidney Wins the War – English

W5

Leadership in Dialysis – English

1215-1330

Lunch

1330-1420

CANNT Annual General Meeting

1430-1515

Concurrent Sessions 1A – 1E

1A
English

I need a vacation! Supporting home hemodialysis patients who want to travel with their dialysis system

Mary L. Lewis, BScN, C Neph(UK), Vancouver BC; Sarah Thomas, BSN CNeph(C), Vancouver BC

This presentation will share the recent travel experiences of several HHD patients who have travelled with their portable dialysis system.

1B
French

En route vers l’autonomie : de l’adolescence à l’âge adulte pour un meilleur accompagnement

Danielle Boucher, IPSN, M.SC., D.E.S.S., CNeph(C), Ste-Brigitte-de-Laval QC; Liane Dumais, IPSN, M.SC., D.E.S.S., Ste-Brigitte-de-Laval QC

1C
English

The Integration of LPNs in a Hemodialysis Unit: Building on the Foundations Laid before Us

Sheriane Cowie, BscN, RN, Montreal QC

1D
English

Creating an Opportunity to Improve Outcomes through a Joint Initiative to Develop a Standardized Preceptor/Mentor Workshop for Hemodialysis (HD) Nurses.

Lezlie Lambert-Burd, B.Ad.Ed, BScN, RN., CNeph(C) , St. Catharines ON;

1E
English

Evolution of Vascular Access

Rick Luscombe, Vancouver BC

1515-1530

Refreshment Break

1530-1615

Concurrent Sessions 2A – 2E

2A
English

Providing Hemodialysis Services in a Rehabilitation/Complex Care Setting

Lori Harwood, RN(EC) PhD CNeph(C), London ON; April Mullen, RN BScN MHM, London ON; Janice Qubty, RN BScN, London ON; Kyle Goettl, RN BScN Med IIWCC, London ON; Elizabeth Clinton, London ON

2B
French

Le rôle de l’eau pour l’hémodialyse

Léo Sauriol, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2004, Lachine QC; Rachelle Stiven, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2015, Lachine QC; Mohammed Amri, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2016, Lachine QC

2C
English

Employment Patterns After Kidney Transplantation: Rates, Contributing Factors, and Outcomes

Olusegun Famure, MPH, MEd, CHE, Toronto ON; Jayoti Rana, BSc MPH, Toronto ON; Monika Ashwin, BSc, Toronto ON; Yanhong Li, BSc, MSc, Toronto ON; S. Joseph Kim, MD, PhD, MHS, FRCPC, Toronto ON

2D
English

Using Technology to Guide the Future of Vascular Access

Deidra Goodacre, RN, BSN, CNephC, Prince George BC

2E
French

La littératie en néphrologie: une approche pour se réinventer : résultats d’une étude clinique

Julie Dupont, IPS néphrologie, M. Sc., DESS, Québec QC

1625-1710

Concurrent Sessions 3A – 3E

3A
French

L’épuisement professionnel et l’empowerment des infirmières travaillant en hémodialyse au Québec

Christina Doré, RN, candidate au PhD, Laval QC; Linda Duffet-Leger, PhD, Calgary AB; Mary McKenna, PhD, Université du Nouveau-Brunswick

3B
English

Implementing Meaningful Use of Electronic Information Systems in Nephrology Care: Clinical Decision Support for Acute Kidney Injury

Meha Bhatt1, Research Project Coordinator, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary AB; Eleanor Benterud1; Indraneel Datta2; Elijah Dixon2; Sharon Falk3; Sonia Ficaccio-Scarcelli3; Jennifer Landry1; Anthony MacLean2; Evan Minty1; Gregory Samis2; Rohan Lall2; Neesh Pannu4; Matthew T. James1,5.
1Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, 2Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, 3Alberta Health Services, 4Department of Nephrology, University of Alberta, 5Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary.

3C
English

Development of an Early Hospital Readmission Risk-Prediction Model for Kidney Transplant Recipients

Olusegun Famure, MPH, MEd, CHE, Toronto ON; April Huang, BSc, BScN, Toronto ON; Jayoti Rana, BSc, MPH, Toronto ON; Franz-Marie Gumabay, BSc, Toronto ON; Pei Xuan (Rachel) Chen, BSc (c), Toronto ON; Robin Huizenga, BScN, Toronto ON; S. Joseph Kim, MD, PhD, MHS, FRCPC, Toronto ON; Dr. Sunita Singh, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Toronto ON

3D
English

Home Dialysis Training Videos

Rachel Tong, RN, Toronto ON; Sukhjeet Samra, RN, Toronto ON

3E
English

Interprofessional Shadowing Between the Hemodialysis Unit and Laboratory

Billie Hilborn, RN, CNephC, BScN, MHSc, Toronto ON; Jhanvi Solanki, RN, MScN, MBA, Toronto ON; Elizabeth McLaney, BA, MEd, BScOT, OT Reg. (Ont), Toronto ON; Anne Marie Phillips, BSc, ART (Hematology), MLT, Toronto ON; Neil Lund-Walker, MLA, Toronto ON; Irene Alao, RN, BScN, Toronto ON; Melissa Adamson, RN, BScN, Toronto ON

1715-1930

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

2000

Ghost Walk Tours

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26

0600-0700

Rise and Shine! Morning Wellness Activity

0700-0830

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

0830-0900

Morning Welcome Remarks and Sponsorship Recognition

0900-1000

Plenary Session: 49 Years and Counting: A Remarkable Journey of Survival on Hemodialysis

Murray Vasilevsky, MD, Clinical Site Director, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal QC

The journey of a remarkable man who started hemodialysis at the age of 11 in 1969…Read More

1000-1100

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

1100-1145

Concurrent Sessions 4A – 4E

4A
English

Transplant 101; Is My Patient a Candidate for Transplantation

France Martineau, BscN, LcScEd, RN, Montreal QC

This presentation will be an introduction to the Transplant world and an interactive discussion with the audience.

4B
French

L’intégration d’infirmiers auxiliaires à l’unité d’hémodialyse : s’appuyer sur les fondements qui s’offrent à nous

Sheriane Cowie, BscN, RN, Montreal QC

4C
English

The Role of Water in Hemodialysis

Léo Sauriol, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2004, Lachine QC; Rachelle Stiven, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2015, Lachine QC; Mohammed Amri, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2016, Lachine QC

4D
English

From Cannulation to Complications: Integrating a Learner-Centered Approach to Delivering Hemodialysis Nursing Orientation

Guylaine St-Cyr, RN, MN, CNeph(C), Ottawa ON

4E
French

Évaluer la thérapie d’hémodialyse étendue (HDx) en comparaison à la thérapie HD conventionnelle relativement aux résultats cliniques et aux résultats des patients

Sandra Lagacé, Resource Nurse, CNeph(C), Moncton NB; Chantal Leblanc, RN

1145-1345

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions 5A – 5E

5A
English

Creating Meaningful Experiences for Grieving Family Members in Adult Critical Care Areas

Wendy Sherry, Nurse Clinician, Montreal QC

5B
French

J’ai besoin d’un rein : comment en parler avec mes proches?

Liane Dumais, IPSN, M. Sc., D.E.S.S., Québec QC

5C
English

A Comparison of Temporal Artery Thermometers with Internal Blood Monitors to Measure Body Temperature During Hemodialysis

Meaghan Lunney; Bronwyn Tonelli; Rachel Lewis; Natasha Wiebe; Chandra Thomas; Jennifer MacRae; Marcello Tonelli

5D
English

Dying with Dignity: A Hemodialysis Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Case

Primrose Mharapara, RN (EC), MScN, PHC-NP, CNephC, Toronto ON

5E
French

Augmenter l’accès à la dialyse péritonéale par l’ajout d’un nouveau mode d’installation des cathéters en angioradiologie: résultats d’une étude rétrospective

Julie Dupont, IPS néphrologie, M. Sc., DESS, Québec QC

1445-1500

Refreshment Break

1500-1630

Panel Session: The History of CANNT, Vascular Access Hx, History of PD

Frances Boutilier

Elizabeth (Betty) Kelman

Rosa Marticorena

1630-1715

Concurrent Sessions 6A – 6E

6A
French

Transplantation 101 : est-ce que mon patient constitue un candidat pour une greffe?

France Martineau, BscN, LcScEd, RN, Montreal QC

6B
French

Le rôle du technicien de Génie Biomédical en Dialyse

Léo Sauriol, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2004, Lachine QC; Rachelle Stiven, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2015, Lachine QC; Mohammed Amri, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2016, Lachine QC

6C
English

The Perceptions of Wellbeing in Patients Receiving Hemodialfiltration Treatments

Roch Beauchemin, Inf, BSc. N, MSc. N, IPSN, Montreal QC; Nancy Filteau, Inf, Bsc. N. MSc.A, Montreal QC; Andréa Laizner, BSc. N, MSc, A, Ph.D., Montreal QC; Daniel Nagel, BSc.N, MSc.N, Ph.D., Montreal QC

6D
English

Are we there yet…Challenges of transition to adult care

Paule Comtois, BScN, Montréal QC

6E
English

Supporting Culturally Diverse Families involved in the Deceased Donation Process

Wendy Sherry, Nurse Clinician, Montreal QC

1830-2300

CANNT/ACITN 50th Anniversary Ball

SATURDAY OCTOBER 27

0600-0700

Rise and Shine! Morning Wellness Activity

0800-0900

Breakfast

0900-1000

Plenary Session: Interactions with NHPs

Jean-Yves Dionne, pharmacien, Montreal QC

1000-1015

Refreshment Break

1015-1100

Concurrent Sessions 7A – 7E

7A
French

La perception du Sentiment de bien-être des patients recevant des Traitements d’hémodiafiltration

Roch Beauchemin, Inf, BSc. N, MSc. N, IPSN, Montreal QC; Nancy Filteau, Inf, Bsc. N. MSc.A, Montreal QC; Andréa Laizner, BSc. N, MSc, A, Ph.D., Montreal QC; Daniel Nagel, BSc.N, MSc.N, Ph.D., Montreal QC

7B
English

The Role of the Biomedical Engineer Technician in Dialysis

Léo Sauriol, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2004, Lachine QC; Rachelle Stiven, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2015, Lachine QC; Mohammed Amri, Technologue en Génie Biomédical en dialyse depuis 2016, Lachine QC

7C
French

Sommes-nous arrivés? Les défis de la transition vers les soins adultes

Paule Comtois, BScN, Montréal QC

7D
English

Quality of Life in Kidney Transplant Patients: A 5-Year Review

Olusegun Famure, MPH, MEd, CHE, Toronto ON; Jaya Manjunath, BSc (c) J, Toronto ON; Anastasia Kalantarova, Toronto ON; Jayoti Rana, BSc, MPH, Toronto ON; S. Joseph Kim, MD, PhD, MHS, FRCPC, Toronto ON

7E
English

Conservative Kidney Management: An alternative care pathway to dialysis

Betty Ann Wasylynuk, RN, BScN, Edmonton AB; Janice McKenzie, RN, MScN, Edmonton AB; Sara N. Davison, MD, MSc, Edmonton AB

1100-1110

Stretch Break

1110-1155

Concurrent Sessions 8A – 8E

8A
English

Optimizing PD through Adapted APD

Nicole Gagné, infirmière CNeph(C), Boucherville QC

8B
English

Using a Telehome Monitoring and Communication Platform to Enhance Nursing Support and Practice for Home Based Renal Replacement Therapy

Jo-Anne McMullen, RN CNeph(C), London ON

8C
English

Improving access to peritoneal dialysis by adding a new means of catheter insertion in angioradiology: Results from a retrospective study

Julie Dupont, IPS néphrologie, M. Sc., DESS, Québec QC

8D
English

Development of a 44 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor Training Program

Cheryl Ralph, RN BScN CNephC, Ottawa ON; Cindy Cockram, RN CNeph, Ottawa ON; Barbara Drodge, RN, Ottawa ON; Swapnil Hiremath, MD, MPH, Ottawa ON; Marcel Ruzicka, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Ottawa ON

8E
French

Topic TBD

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1400

Poster Q & A

1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions 9A – 9E

9A
English

Can Nursing procedures have an influence on improved anaemia control?

Maria-Teresa Parisotto, Bad Homburg Germany

9B
French

S’adapter à nos patients, de la littératie à l’enseignement : une avenue se conjuguant au présent et au futur pour améliorer les soins!

Julie Dupont, IPS néphrologie, M. Sc., DESS, Québec QC

9C
English

Clinical Outcomes of Home Hemodialysis with Low Dialysate Volume

Julien Gautier, Engineer in Biology, Biomechanics and Biomaterials, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France; Director, International Marketing, NxStage Medical, Inc.; Sharon Fairclough, RN, BN, CNeph(C), MN(c); Clinical Educator, NxStage Medical Canada, Inc.; Sharon Joy Dubiel, BScN, M.A.(ed); Clinical Educator, NxStage Medical Canada, Inc.; Eric Weinhandl, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, Minneapolis, MN; Clinical Epidemiologist and Statistician, NxStage Medical, Inc.

9D
French

Le donneur vivant non compatible : quelles sont les options?

Liane Dumais, IPSN, M. Sc., D.E.S.S., Québec QC

9E
English

A First User Experience of New Remote Monitoring Technology in Peritoneal Dialysis – Leveraging Timely Sharesource Data to Effectively Manage Patients at Home and Ease Their Transition Into PD

Karen Eyolfson, RN, CNeph (C), Winnipeg MB; Kim Bomak, RN, BSN, Winnipeg MB

1450-1500

CANNT 2018 Awards and Prizes Celebration

1500-1515

Closing Ceremonies and Passing of Banner to CANNT 2019

1515-1615

Closing Keynote: Humour, Magic and Medicine

Joe Schwarcz, McGill University

Come laugh a little, and learn a lot about the value of humor in managing stress!Read More