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Session 1: Overcoming Barriers and Starting a Successful PD Practice

15 minutes

Knowing where to start in adopting peritoneal dialysis (PD) can be challenging. Hear from Dr. Micah Chan on the steps, considerations, and process for developing a successful PD program

A recorded webinar with Micah Chan, M.D.

PD Session 1 Highlights

Why PD has challenges and how to implement best practice solutions.

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.
Why peritoneal dialysis?

“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

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