Education Opportunities for Staff

Education Opportunities for Staff

Peritoneal Dialysis Workshops for Health-care Providers:

Next Sessions & Registration Forms:

June 21 (FULL)

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 June 12 with both in-person and telehealth options. The topic is Manifestation and Management of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Disease (ADPKD) presented by Kelly Kocsis, RN, CNephC, Clinical Nurse Educator.


  • Review of ADPKD
  • Assessment of ADPKD
  • Management of ADPKD
  • Support of patients and Healthcare Professional

Wednesday June 12 17:30 – 19:30 at DeLuca’s – 950 Portage Avenue. $20 per person cash at the door. RSVP by May 31st, 2019.

For those unable to attend in person: Open Telehealth on Wednesday June 12th from 1400  – 1500. Please book a telehealth capable room at your site. Code: 85171. RSVP by May 31st.

Contact Kelsey Lee (204-787-3317) or to RSVP


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: November 16th, 2018

Dr. Paul Komenda presenting – “Home Hemodialysis: A Manitoba Story”

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

Future dates (subject to change):

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 Trails Rm BCU4
The Pas- Rm  – Dialysis Thunderbay Regional Health Ctr Rm 2359 Renal Conference Rm

Cultural Safety & Competence Education Opportunities

WRHA Indigenous Health offers several workshops that provide cultural education. The workshops are beneficial for health-care staff seeking to build awareness and understanding in order to provide better care for Indigenous patients and their families. The program often accepts out of region participants (other RHAs etc).

Visit the LMS system and search through Indigenous Health’s courses.

  • Circle of Care: Enhancing the Culture of Well-Being Workshop     
  • Indigenous Cultural Safety     
  • Indigenous Cultures Awareness Workshop     
  • Indigenous Retention for Managers    
  • Indigenous Sweat Lodge Teaching Workshop     
  • Indigenous Traditional Teachings Workshop     
  • Palliative Care – Indigenous Perspectives on End of Life    

MRP Conferences & Symposiums

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