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E-Posters

Poster are a great way for the kidney care community to showcase and share their Clinical Research and Quality Initiatives.
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We invite all BC kidney care and transplant teams to present posters on local or regional research, education and patient care initiatives. All topics related to enhancing the quality of care for patients, including pre-dialysis, dialysis, and transplant are accepted.

Abstracts can be submitted in either of the following categories: Clinical Research and Quality Initiatives. A team of judges will review all posters during the conference and prizes will be awarded for the top two in each category, as well as for the Viewer's Choice.

Definitions

  • Clinical Research: To create new knowledge that can be generalized in other populations and settings.
  • Quality Initiative: Existing knowledge to improve health care outcomes within a local health care institution or setting.
2018 Posters and Winners

Poster Winners:

1st Place

Mobilizing Culture Change for Quality Palliative Care in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in British Columbia

  • Lead: Helen Chiu
  • Team: Hargrove, Gaylene; Saunders, Sushila; Murphy-Burke, Donna; Levin, Adeera; Karim, Mohamud on behalf of BCPRA Palliative Care Committee
For a copy of this poster, please contact Helen Chiu through the BC Renal Agency at bcpra@bcpra.ca

2nd Place

An Evaluation of the Prevalence of Hypokalemia and Hypomagnesemia in the VGH and BC Wide Peritoneal Dialysis Population and Frequency and Cost of Prescription of Potassium and Magnesium Supplements

  • Lead: Elaine Cheng
  • Team: Tang, Jinglin; Singh, Suneet

1st Place

CT-Derived Total Kidney Volume Measurement in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease using
Modern Image Acquisition and Measurement Protocols

  • Lead: Micheli Bevilacqua
  • Team: Hague, Cameron; Romann, Alexandra; Sheitt, Hana, Vasilescu, Dragos; Yi, Tae Won; Levin, Adeera

2nd Place

Hepatitis B Vaccination Program at Two Tertiary Hemodialysis Centres

  • Lead: Karen Shalansky
  • Team: Kufta, Lindsay; Lau, Wynnie; Jastrzebski, Jacek

Complete listing of posters:


  1. A Case Series of Rituximab for Resistant Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Adults
    Lead: Ellia Zhong
    Team: Siavash Ghadiri, Judith Marin, Sean Barbour
  2. A Review of Cannabis in Chronic Kidney Disease Symptom Management
    Lead: Claudia Ho
    Team: Dan Martinusen and Clifford Lo
  3. Albuminuria predicts adverse renal outcomes and death after liver transplantation: a retrospective cohort study
    Lead: Julie Anne Ting
    Team: Dilshani Induruwage,Eric Yoshida, Nadia TZalunardo
  4. An Evaluation of the Prevalence of Hypokalemia and Hypomagnesemia in the VGH and BC Wide Peritoneal
    Dialysis Population and Frequency and Cost of Prescription of Potassium and Magnesium Supplements

    Lead: Elaine Cheng
    Team:  Jinglin Tang, Suneet Singh
  5. Collaborative Peer Review Model: Patient Partners as Equal and Contributing Voices in Patient-Oriented Research
    Lead: Mila Tang
    Team: David Hillier, William Clark, Carol Connolly, Chantel Large, Malcolm King, Joel Singer, Adeera Levin, Braden Manns, Ana Konvalinka, James Scholey, Norman Rosenblum on behalf of the Can-SOLVE CKD Network
  6. CT-Derived Total Kidney Volume Measurement in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease using
    Modern Image Acquisition and Measurement Protocols

    Lead: Micheli Bevilacqua
    Team: Hague, Cameron; Romann, Alexandra; Sheitt, Hana, Vasilescu, Dragos; Yi, Tae Won; Levin, Adeera
  7. Description of Sodium Intake among Patients in a Kidney Care Outpatient Clinic
    Lead: Dani Renouf
    Team: Paige Courtice, Ariel Seah, Aaron Sihoe, Yvonne McIntosh, Tamar Kafka, Jiak Chin Koh
  8. Enhanced Sliding Short Axis (ESSAX) technique: A key to a 100% cannulation accuracy
    Lead: Neil Penalosa 
    Team: Jyothi Sivadas, Maricar Vergara
  9. Evaluation of chronic kidney disease symptom management algorithms/guidelines and patient information sheets in two Kidney Care Clinics
    Lead: Judith Marin
    Team: Puneet Vashisht, Monica Beaulieu, Hilary Wu, Nadia Zalunardo, Nadia
  10. Feasibility of intradialytic exercise in a rural community hemodialysis unit: mixed methods analysis of implementation
    Lead: Anurag Singh
    Team: ME Kaminska, R Roots, A Robinson, S Yeast 
  11. Hepatitis B Vaccination Program at Two Tertiary Hemodialysis Centres
    Lead: Karen Shalansky
    Team: Lindsay Kufta, Wynnie Lau, Jacek Jastrzebski
  12. Mobilizing Culture Change for Quality Palliative Care in Chronic Kidney Disease in British Columbia
    Team: Helen Chiu, Gaylene Hargrove, Sushila Saunders, James Dong, Donna Murphy-Burke, Ognjenka Djurdjev, Adeera Levin, Mohamud Karim on behalf of the BCPRA Palliative Care Committee
    *For a copy of this poster, please contact Helen Chiu through the BC Renal Agency at bcpra@bcpra.ca
  13. Optimizing the Utility of Patient Experience Surveys to Advance the Quality of Renal Care 
    Lead: Helen Chiu
    Team: Gloria Freeborn, Ognjenka Djurdjev, Sushila Saunders, Adeera Levin
    *For a copy of this poster, please contact Helen Chiu through the BC Renal Agency at bcpra@bcpra.ca 
  14. Prescription patterns in dialysis patients – differences between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis and opportunities for deprescription
    Lead: Judith Marin
    Team: Ganriella Espino, Laura Beresford, Monica Beaulieu
  15. Resourcing Model for the BC Provincial Renal Agency's Committee Work
    Lead: Yuriy Melnyk
    Team: Adeera Levin and Mark Lazurko
  16. Survey of Contemporary Management of ADPKD Highlights Need for Improved Knowledge Translation
    Lead: Tae Won Yi
    Team: Mark Canney, Adeera Levin, Mike Bevilacqua
  17. The Multi-Organ Transplant (MOT) program at BC Children’s Hospital
    Lead: Lori Paille
    Team: Laurie Johnson, Tom Blydt-Hansen, Balbir Gurm, Daisy DhaliwalJudy Mun, Sandeep Veark, Helen Yang
  18. Validation of self-reported race in PROMIS
    Lead: Aiza Waheed
    Team: Ognjenka Djurdjev, James Dong, Jagbir Gill, Sean Barbour
  19. Vascular Access Link Nurse’s Initiative: A Bold Commitment with Exemplary Results
    Lead: Bincy Varghese
    Team: Maricar Vergara




2016 Posters
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