Dialysis and Common Medications Used - Keeping it Renal

Saturday, October 29, 2022
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. NST

Presenter:
  • Dr. Sarah Fennell BSc(pharm), Pharm D
Overview:
  • Understand what hemodialysis (HD) is and how it works
  • Understand some common dialysis terms
  • Understand what the pharmacists’ role is in hemodialysis and recognize ways the pharmacy team can contribute to patient care
  • Know that kidney disease/dialysis impacts what medications we can safely use in this patient population and be able to make appropriate recommendations
  • Know that some medications can be dialyzed, understand the impact on the patient, and be able to make appropriate recommendations
  • Know where to find dosing information for medications used by dialysis patients
  • Know the commonly used medications in HD patients, what they are used for, recognize drug related problems and how to manage these DRPs
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