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GOING HOME – STAYING HOME | Meet-up in Virginia


All about home dialysis and transplant
but didn’t know to ask.

Courtyard Marriott
10077 Brook Road
Glen Allen VA 23059

April 27, 2019
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Click to register, registration is limited to the first 50 applicants

Welcome | 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Meet & Greet, Coffee

Morning Session | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Intro to Home Dialysis Modalities: Professional Overview and Patient Experience

  • PD, Home Hemodialysis (Short Daily, Incremental, Nocturnal, Solo)

  • Appreciating options: Modalities and knowing your options (my dialysis choice)

  • Know that your options can and will change over time

  • A good night’s rest: What nocturnal dialysis looks like

Panel Includes professional speaker and patient on each topic.

Lunch with Keynote Speaker | 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
“Humanizing Dialysis” with Dori Schattel, Executive Director, Medical Education Institute

Afternoon Session | 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Your transplant options: high risk, high antibodies, living donor, paired donations. What to expect before, during and after the transplant (patient perspective).

Resource Fair & Support Group | 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn how our community partners are advancing home dialysis care. Stop by the patient support group to share ideas, stories and meet new friends.

Talk with patient experts, advocates and professionals from ESRD Network 5, Home Dialyzors United, Baxter, Nxstage and other community partner groups.

Hosted by HDU