Preliminary Program Schedule (subject to change)

THURSDAY OCTOBER 24

0700-0800

Registration and Continental Breakfast

0800-0830

Opening Remarks 

0830-1000

Opening Keynote: Greg’s Wings Project: Falling through the Cracks – Greg’s Story

Teri Price, Executive Director, Greg’s Wings Projects

Dave Price, Greg’s Wings Projects

Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story is a short film on Greg Price’s journey through the healthcare system. The film gives a glimpse of who Greg was and focuses on the events of his healthcare journey that ended in his unexpected and tragic death…Read More

1000-1015

Refreshment Break

1015-1215

Concurrent Workshops

W1

Modality Education – The Alberta Experience

W2

Once Upon A Time. The Evolving Story of Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease: Past, Present & Future

 

W3

The Story of Simulation based Education of Alberta Kidney Care-North

W4

Dialysis Water Systems: Designing for the Unexpected – Sponsored by Canadian Water Technologies

W5

NxStage Simply Home Workshop

1215-1300

Lunch

1300-1400

Plenary – Leadership and Crisis Management

1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions 1A – 1E

1A

Managing Challenging Patient Interactions

 

1B

Renal Transplant: A license to Eat?

 

1C

Home dialysis patients’ perspectives on the utilization of patient-reported outcomes: Keep me involved!

 

1D

Our Unique Vascular Access Approach: Transhepatic Central Venous Catheter

1E

Parts Control System for Provincial Dialysis Technical Support- Design Philosophies and Capabilities

1445-1500

Refreshment Break

1500-1545

Concurrent Sessions 2A – 2E

2A

The Role of the NP in Nephrology

 

2B

Perspectives of Patients and Multi-Care Kidney Clinic Providers on a Shared-Care Model for the Long-Term Management of Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients

 

2C

X-Ray Vision and CCPD; What’s Really Going on During the Night

 

2D

Venous Needle Dislodgement: A Preventable Cause of Significant Harm and Death in Hemodialysis Patients

 

2E

Home Hemodialysis Technical Considerations – Alberta Perspective

 

1545-1600

Transition Break

1600-1645

Concurrent Sessions 3A – 3E

3A

CNA Certification Preparation and Updates

 

3B

Improving Care and Overcoming Barriers Through Learnings from our Patients/Families

 

3C

Renal Transplant Assessment of Transgender Patient: Case report

 

3D

Fluid Control in Hemodialysis Patients: Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right

 

3E

Canada’s Funniest Home Hemo

 

1645-1845

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

1845

Evening Activity: Learn How to Play Casino Games!

FRIDAY OCTOBER 25

0630-0730

Rise and Shine! Morning Wellness Yoga with Shripal Parikh

0730-0830

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – Sponsored by Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc.

0830-0900

Sponsor Recognition and Award Presentations

0900-1000

The Ages We Live In: Embracing the Strengths of Diverse Generations

Marni Panas, Program Manager, Diversity and Inclusion with Alberta Health Services

From Baby Boomers to Millennials, Generation X to Traditionalist, AHS has employees of all ages and every generation. Each generation has different goals, expectations and the different ways in which members of that generation interacts with their environments…Read More

1000-1100

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall and Poster Q&A Sponsored by Medtronic

1100-1145

Concurrent Sessions 4A – 4E

4A

Six Domains of Quality: Evaluating an Intradialytic Exercise Program

 

4B

Emotional Intelligence and Above the Line Provision of Renal care: How Can We Be our Best Selves in a Vexatious World?

 

4C

I Never Miss My Anti-Rejection Medications…

 

4D

Development and Implementation of Clinical Decision Support for Acute Kidney Injury: Measurement of Front-Line Healthcare Providers’ Perceptions and Experiences

 

4E

What’s At Risk? Patient Safety and Bacterial Endotoxin Testing – Sponsored by Charles River

 

1145-1245

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

1245-1330

Concurrent Sessions 5A – 5E

5A

A Pioneer Approach: The First Patient on Home Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition

 

5B

Calciphylaxis (Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy): A Case of Multi-Intervention Approach

 

5C

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Unit Orientation for New PD Nurses: the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) Checklist Approach

 

5D

Venous Needle Dislodgement: A Preventable Cause of Significant Harm and Death in Hemodialysis Patients

 

5E

Optimizing The Patient Experience – Sponsored by Chief Medical

1330-1400

Refreshment Break and Exhibit Hall Draw Prizes

1400-1445

Concurrent Sessions 6A – 6E

6A

What’s Bugging Your Patient?

 

6B

Demystifying myths in nephrology

 

6C

Decreasing Incidences of Peritonitis Through Home Visits and Retraining

 

6D

The JUNO goes to Living Kidney Donation – Starring Kidney Paired Donation

 

6E

Optimizing The Patient Experience – Sponsored by Chief Medical

 

1445-1600

Plenary Session: Honoring Patient Choice: Delivering Quality Conservative Kidney Management Across Canada

Dr. Sara Davison, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Immunology, Director, Kidney Supportive Care Research Group, University of Alberta

1800-2300

Evening of Entertainment

SATURDAY OCTOBER 26

0630-0730

Rise and Shine! Morning Wellness Activity Yoga with Shripal Parikh

0730-0900

Breakfast and CANNT Annual General Meeting

0900-1000

Plenary Session: Title TBA

Dr. Sandra Cockfield

1000-1015

Refreshment Break

1015-1100

Concurrent Sessions 7A – 7E

7A

Burnout and Empowerment Among Hemodialysis Nurses Working in Quebec

 

7B

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now: Enhancing Patient Self-Management of Chronic Kidney Disease Using an Electronic Health Tool

 

7C

Social Support: The Peritoneal Dialysis Experience

 

7D

Maximizing Vascular Access Team Capacity Enhances Patient and Family Engagement and Outcomes

 

7E

Update on CSA Committee for Kidney Dialysis – Today’s Standards and Upcoming Adoptions

 

1100-1115

Stretch Break

1115-1200

Concurrent Sessions 8A – 8E

8A

Mental Illness in Hemodialysis: An Urban Outpatient Unit Approach

 

8B

Introducing a novel multidisciplinary approach to dialysis modality education

 

8C

Surgical Site Complications in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes in the Modern Era

 

8D

A Quality Improvement Initiative for the Management of Catheter-Related Bacteremia

 

8E

Water Quality in Home Hemodialysis (HHD) Programs: Review of Standards and Barriers to their Implementation

 

1200-1245

Lunch

1245-1330

Concurrent Sessions 9A – 9E

9A

Patient Accessibility to the Renal Dietitian and its Impact on Phosphate Results

 

9B

Everything You Wanted to Know About PD But Were Afraid to Ask!

 

9C

Development of a Standardized Shared-Care Model for the Long-Term Management of Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients

 

9D

The EMPATHY Initiative: Bringing Nursing Back to the Bedside

 

9E

The Haemodialysis Machine, Then, Now, and Beyond…

 

1330-1430

Closing Keynote: Finding the Funny

Beve Stevenson

Beve Stevenson, an expert in ‘Finding the Funny’ firmly believes that humour really IS the best medicine – for everyone. Humour is a powerful and valuable tool not only for promoting interpersonal connection, but for coping with stressors involved in any workplace. Attendees will learn how to incorporate appropriate humour in their nephrological work (that extends into their personal lives) and hopefully have a few laughs along the way. Read More

1430-1500

Closing Ceremonies and Passing of Banner to CANNT 2020