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2017 Presentations

BCKD 2017 was held on Oct 5-6, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Improving the Patient Experience: Choices and Balance


Oct 5th 

Opening Remarks(PDF) - Colleen Hart, VP Provincial Population Health, PHSA

BC Renal Agency Update(PDF) - Dr. Adeera Levin, Executive Director BC Renal Agency

BC Transplant Update(PDF)- Dr. David Landsberg, Medical Director, BC Transplant; Leanne Appleton, Provincial Executive Director, BC Transplant.

Health Authority Renal Program Showcase

Island Health(PDF) - Dr. Michael Schachter and Julia Caryk

Providence Healthcare/Vancouver Coastal Health (PDF) - Dr. David Landsberg

Northern Health(PDF) - Wanda Dean

Interior Health(PDF) - Kim McDuff

Fraser Health(PDF) -  Dr. Yangmin Zeng

BC Children’s (PDF) - Dr. Doug Matsell

Plenary Sessions

The Blossoming of PD in Hong Kong (PDF) - Dr. Sydney Tang 

Developing a Home Hemodialysis Program in Hong Kong (PDF) - Dr. Yuk Lun Cheng 

An Update on Donation (PDF) - Dr. Jag Gill

Global Perspectives on CKD (PDF) - Dr. Adeera Levin

Concurrent Sessions

Medical Assistance In Dying: One Year of Clinical Experience (PDF) - Dr. Jesse Pewarchuk

“It’s Not Suffering, It’s an Experience.”Caregiving and Chronic Kidney Disease(PDF) - Dr. Andrew Mantulak and Carol Wilcox

Variety is the Spice of Life: Cooking Delicious Kidney-Friendly Meals (PDF) - Dani Renouf, Anja Webster, Kamal Pandey and Dhruv Pandey

What Matters to You? Responding to Patient Symptoms With Practical Tools: The Development of the Provincial SymptomAssessment and Management Protocols(PDF) - Dr. Judith Marin and Yvonne McIntosh


Oct 6th 

Plenary Sessions

What is “NEAT” About Fistula Creations? (PDF) - Dr. Mercedeh Kiaii, Rick Luscombe and Dr. Elizabeth Lee

Pediatric Pearls: Dialysis Prescriptions for Petite Patients(PDF) - Dr. Elizabeth Harvey

“Smoke Two Joints And Call Me In The Morning” A Physician’s Guide to Medical Cannabis - Dr. Robert Sealey


Concurrent Sessions

Providing Equitable Access to Care: An Open Forum(PDF) - Dr. Lauri-Ann Shearer(PDF), Ken Hewlett, Ken Wilsonand Clark Wilson

Urgent PD Initiation: What Is Its Role and How Can We Support It? (PDF)- Dr. Mike Bevilacqua

Transplant Options for Patients: Choices and Consequences(PDF) - Dr. Olwyn Johnston


For any additional information, please contact the BC Renal Agency at 604-875-7340 or by email.


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