Efforts have been dedicated to improving patient retention on home dialysis therapies. This session addresses the clinical challenges that are potential barriers to keeping patients on home therapies.
ASN thanks the ASN Home Dialysis Steering Committee for assistance with this session.
- Determine how to promote increased home dialysis use as a modality by educating patients
- Identify the challenges of managing vascular access in patients on home hemodialysis
- Describe ways to adjust the peritoneal dialysis prescription in anuric patients
- Outline the causes and management of peritoneal dialysis catheter challenges, including catheter malfunction, pain, and leaks