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Upcoming KOL led clinical webinars

dr Jeffrey Perl

Dr. Jeffrey Perl will be presenting Growing Peritoneal Dialysis During COVID-19 on Thursday, December 3, 2020

This discussion may cover the following topics:

  • Managing patients and patient starts while reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission
  • The use of telemedicine during COVID-19 and beyond
  • Benefits of early start Peritoneal Dialysis, including Urgent Starts and Incremental dialysis
  • Strategies for communicating and building relationships with surgeons
  • Catheter placement triage with a nurse advocate

Presented by:
Jeffrey Perl, MD, SM, FRCP

Staff Nephrologist, St. Michael’s Hospital
Medical Director, Kidney Care Center Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
Click here to register, Time: 10:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM MST | 12:00 PM CST | 1:00 PM EST


Dr. Marcos Rothstein will be presenting Peritoneal Dialysis - Related Peritonitis Placement on Thursday, December 10, 2020

Peritoneal dialysis-related infections continue to be a serious complication for PD patients. This newly updated presentation on PD-related peritonitis will review the latest report on trends in peritonitis rates, discuss the basics of peritonitis prevention and examine recent key literature to identify current treatment strategies for peritonitis.

Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:

  • Examine the basics of peritonitis prevention
  • Outline steps to peritonitis diagnosis and treatment
  • Discuss opportunities and indications for retraining

Presented by:
Marcos Rothstein, MD Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine

Medical Director of Dialysis Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, Missouri

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Click here to register, Time: 10:00 AM PST | 11:00 AM MST | 12:00 PM CST | 1:00 PM EST


Dr. John H. Crabtree will be presenting Peritoneal Dialysis Access: Catheters Placement on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Peritoneal access is a key aspect in technique survival and successful PD therapy. The history of peritoneal access outcomes, peritoneal catheter morphology and proper implantation techniques are discussed in this presentation.

Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the various catheter types
  • Make informed decisions regarding catheter selection
  • Identify best demonstrated practices in catheter implantation techniques
  • Recognize unique situations that warrant a customized access for specific needs of the patient and/or program

Presented by:
John H. Crabtree, MD

Chair, PD University for Surgeons
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis-North America
Visiting Clinical Faculty, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Harbor-University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Click here to register, Time: 11:00 AM PST | 12:00 PM MST | 1:00 PM CST | 2:00 PM EST