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2013 Presentations

The theme for BC Kidney Days 2013 was Compassion in Kidney Care: From Patients to Providers.

BCKD 2013 Final Program

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

BC Transplant Update  Amber Appleby

BC Renal Agency Update  Dr. Adeera Levin

Plenary: Richard and the Sacred Bond: A Reflection on Patient-Centred Dialysis Care  Dr. Robert Bear

Plenary: Using the Knowledge to Action Cycle to Improve Timing of Dialysis Initiation  Dr. Braden Manns

Morning Concurrent Sessions

Kidney Foundation of Canada Programs and Services  Heather Johnson and Matthew Hogue, patient
Improving Care for CKD Patients: One Idea at a Time  Dr. Monica Beaulieu and Kidney Care Advisory Committee members
Bariatric Surgery and Chronic Kidney Disease  Dr. Sharadh Sampath
Dialyzers in the 21st Century: The Basics  Dr. Mercedeh Kiaii

Plenary: Health Care Social Media
Health Care Social Media: Physician/Entrepreneur Perspective  Dr. Jennifer Dyer
Patient and Provider Connections Powered by Social Media  Sarah Kucharski

Update on National Highly Sensitized Program  Dr. David Landsberg

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

The Life and Times of Old Mrs. June Never Pee - A Novel View of Aging with Three Kidneys  Dr. Vanita Jassal
Psychonephrology: Back to the Future  Dr. Gavril Hercz
From Rocks to Dust: Nephrolithiasis and the Kidney Stone Diet  Dr. Caroline Stigant and Ruby Bassi
BYOD HCSM (Bring Your Own Device, Health Care Social Media)  Sarah Kucharski

Plenary: Practitioner Renewal
The Moral Imperative of Relationship in Health Care: Do Good, Do No Harm, In Caring for Self and Others  Dr. Hilary Pearson and Dr. Paul Whitehead

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Plenary: The Power of Three  Sue Broomsgrove

Plenary: The World of Home Therapies from Down Under  Dr. John Agar

Plenary: The Development of a Bioartificial Kidney  Dr. David Humes


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