Session 1


Historical and current state of peritoneal dialysis care

  • Examine common barriers to peritoneal dialysis adoption, including historical adequacy guidelines along with subsequent KDOQI policy adjustments.

Finding solutions to common peritoneal dialysis adoption barriers

  • Evaluate improvements to PD therapy, newly established best practices, federal executive orders for home dialysis, and identified supports required for successful care. Deep-dive into specific outcomes for early-referral methods and urgent start PD programs.

Steps for starting a successful peritoneal dialysis program

  • Consider education, supports, and incentives for increased PD adoption. Identify successful program resources and examples of first-hand experience adopting PD.

Session length: 15 minutes

Micah Chan, M.D.

“It’s about the patient. Practicing patient-centered care — and now value-care analysis. I think [peritoneal dialysis] it’s best for the patient. The quality of life for being at home and just coming to see us once a month — PD patients have the highest [quality-of-life survey] scores by far.”

Professor of Medicine, Clinical Chief, Director of Interventional Nephrology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Mastering technique

Peritoneal dialysis training summit

Live, hands-on peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion training

Accelerate mastery of these highly specialized catheter insertion procedures through direct guidance, resources, and interactive experiences.