Education Opportunities for Staff

Peritoneal Dialysis Workshops for Health-care Providers:

Next Sessions & Registration Forms:

September 21, October 19, November 16December 14

Peritoneal Dialysis workshops are being offered on a monthly basis to staff interested in learning more about this modality of renal replacement therapy. These sessions provide an overview of PD as well as learning lab experience with both CAPD and APD. For more information about these sessions please contact the Regional Renal Educators: Angie Wieler or Julie Lorenz or email us at:

Nephrology Nursing Journal Club

MRP Journal Club takes place Wednesday, November 21, 2018 with an evening presentation as well as a daytime telehealth option. This presentation will feature Karen Shalansky, Pharm.D., FCSHP discussing ‘Dialysis Vaccination Programs in BC: Hepatitis B and Pneumovax -23’.

Evening details:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
17:00-19:00 at De Luca’s – 950 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB

COST: $20.00 per person cash at the door. RSVP by November 2, 2018. Contact Julie Lorenz (204-787-3458) or or Angie Wieler (204-787-8572) to register.

For those unable to attend in person:

Daytime Option:

12:00 noon-13:00 open Telehealth session available
Telehealth code : 77902
Broadcasting from John Buhler Building Room JBRC777
Check with your renal educators if they have booked a space for your site to view the presentation.
View the poster here.

The Journal Club meets periodically to learn about and discuss relevant topics related to ongoing and upcoming issues in nephrology nursing. For more information call (204) 787 4917 or (204) 787-3458.

Nursing & Allied Health Nephrology Education:

Next Session: April 26th, 2018

Dr. James Shaw presenting – “Kidney Transplant Workup: What’s Involved?”


  1. Review referral criteria for transplant assessment
  2. Discuss what happens at a transplant assessment
  3. Review the process of a transplant workup, and what it takes for a patient to be “ready” for transplant

The monthly sessions are physician led and provide a lunch hour’s worth of education for nursing and allied health professionals.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – SBGH – RM N1026 Host MB Telehealth

SBGH-Rm – N1026 – VCU2 (Host) Swan River– Rm – Conf C/Sm MTG – HYBRID1
HSC– Rm – JBRC 777 The Pas Rm – Dialysis
SOGH– Rm – Meeting Centre Auditorium Russell District– Rm – Hemo Nurses Room HYBRID10/VCU2
Brandon– Rm – MTG LG1 – N248 Hodgson– Rm – CLINRenal1 – Clinic Rm
Dauphin-Rm – DRHC Main Level Clinic Room Boundary Trail Rm BCU4
The Pas- Rm  – Dialysis  

Future dates (subject to change):

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 (Session #72760)
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 (Session #72761)

MRP Conferences & Symposiums

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