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November 22-26 , 2021

A Series of Virtual Connections for Professional Groups 

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​It's different this year –

Shifting the focus (for one year only!) to peer connection and collaboration.


As with everything else in our lives, COVID-19 has caused us to rethink BC Kidney Days. In 2021, we are shifting gears from a two-day conference to a series of discipline-specific virtual sessions.


Held over five days from November 22-26, BC Kidney Week will enable peers and patient partners from across the province to connect, share and learn. There will not be a full scientific program.

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Each professional group, as well as our patient partners, will have one session during the week, with a focus on diverse and robust content, including:

  • A guest speaker from their discipline or field
  • Virtual round table discussions on changes to practice and other professional topics
  • Business meetings where applicable to facilitate decision making
  • Opportunities for small breakouts to connect, reflect and look ahead!

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Separate virtual sessions will be held for:

  • BC Consensus (Nephrologists)
  • Social Workers
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Biomed/Tech
  • Nurses
    • Hemodialysis
    • Home Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Kidney Care
  • BC Renal Patient Partners

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Plus - An opportunity to come together

  • BC Kidney Week will wrap up with a virtual poster forum highlighting the top 10 submitted posters.
  • Plans are underway to include a provincial update – we'll keep you posted on the format for this don't-miss portion.
  • Wilma Crockett Memorial Award, presented each year to a member of the kidney care community for outstanding contributions locally and provincially for patient care in BC. 

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View BCKW at a Glance

Register now for the Poster forum and wrap up!

Nov 26, 2021 1:00


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BC Kidney Days Goals:

  1. Improve care with and for patients with Kidney disease at all stages
  2. Kidney community networking and teambuilding
  3. Update on clinical and research issues of common interest
  4. Promote collaboration among - CKD clinical disciplines, specialists and family physicians and patient partners.
  5. Effectively incorporate patient experiences and the patient voice in the education process

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BC Kidney Days brings together clinicians, administrators and patient partners from across BC, other parts of Canada and the United States to discuss the latest research, trends, clinical treatments and surgical breakthroughs in kidney 

Bookmark this page so you can quickly return to find the latest on registration and content information. You’ll also see updates in our BC Kidney Week e-newsletters, Renal News Express and on BC Renal social media channels. 

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Mission: To provide education and networking opportunities that support the delivery of optimal care to patients with Kidney disease through effective collaboration among renal care providers and patient partners.

Vision: BC clinical resources for the care of chronic kidney disease, including Kidney care teams, nephrologists, family physicians and patient partners will collaborate and integrate with other chronic disease resources to provide patients with the best possible health and social outcomes.

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