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Corporate Education Sessions

Baxter, B. Braun Avitum and Fresenius Medical Care will organize Corporate Education Sessions at the Conference. These industry sessions so popular among our delegates are aimed at the renal multidisciplinary team including nurses, technicians, dieticians, renal social workers, transplant co-ordinators, quality managers and nephrologists.
Do not miss to attend all of them!

S03 CES Fresenius Medical Care - NephroCare

Transforming hidden resources into science: The Nursing Patient Assessment
Grosser Saal, Sunday, 27th September 2015, 9:00

Dr. Stefano Stuard (Germany): The patient's general condition: Is the physician's evaluation enough?
Maria Teresa Parisotto (Germany): Measuring is Managing: The nursing patient review path
Dr. Francesco Pelliccia (Germany): Enlightening the path with the results: From empirical to evidence-based evaluation
Cristina Miriunis (Germany): Sharing is Caring: Structured assessment and communication to empower the patients


S 06 CES Baxter

Making connections – improving quality of care in the dialysis unit and at home
Grosser Saal, Sunday, 27th September 2015, 11:00

Dr Mario Prieto (Spain): Connecting with patients – predialysis education in European Renal Units
Claire Main (UK): Individualised care to improve quality in the HD unit
Catherine Firanek: Global Connecting to improve home dialysis patient care


S 20 CES B. Braun Avitum

Patient safety in renal care – ways to improve safety from all angles
Grosser Saal, Monday, 28th September 2015, 11:00

Prof. Johannes Mann (Germany): The physician’s perspective
Francoise Verhulst (Belgium): The nurse’s perspective
Darren J. Cawley (Ireland): The patient’s perspective


Emodial Hospitality Suite

Emodial cordially invites all Delegates to attend the MINI EDUCATION SYMPOSIA that will be held during coffee and lunch break in the HOSPITALITY SUITE ON SEMINAR LEVEL.

With the purpose to explore some key questions in formats directly applicable to everyday clinical practice, Emodial offers to all the participants the chance to attend a series of short scientific sessions! Each of the MINI EDUCATION SYMPOSIA encourages interactive debate and offer an excellent opportunity to join the discussion. Choose the topics that best suit your needs!

  • Exit-site Management – How to prevent and treat infections
  • Button Hole Management – How to overcome the weak points of the technique
  • Patient Quality of Life – Water and Catheter: new frontiers for personal care, free time and sport