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    MRP Nursing Journal Club – May

    MRP Nursing Journal Club (Allied Health and Physicians welcome)
    Dr. Louis-Phillipe Girard: “The management of ADPKD is changing: Are you ready?”

    May 29, 950 Portage Avenue 17:00 – 19:00
    For those unable to attend in person: 1400-1500 open Telehealth session available upon request.


    1. To present an overview of ADPKD and to briefly review extra-renal manifestations of ADPKD
    2. To review risk factors of progression of ADPKD
    3. To review the management of ADPKD
    4. To highlight the new Canadian consensus recommendations and how they apply to the above

    RSVP by May 22, 2017 – Contact Julie Lorenz (204-787-3458),  or Angie Wieler (204-787-8572),

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      Peritoneal Dialysis Workshops

      Friday, March 24, 2017
      Thursday, April 27, 2017
      Thursday, May 25, 2017
      Tuesday, June 27, 2017

      09:00 – 15:00 – NA383 700 McDermot Avenue, IMS Building, Health Sciences Centre

      This 1 day workshop will provide participants with theoretical and learning lab experience for CAPD (Twin Bag) and Night Cycler/CCPD Demonstration with Questions and Answers. Registration on first come basis:

      Registration Form for March 24, 2017
      Registration Form for April 27, 2017
      Registration Form for Thursday, May 25, 2017
      Registration Form for June 27, 2017

        MRP at Western Canada PD Days

        MRP Medical Director Mauro Verrelli and MRP staff Berlene Villanueva, Bonnie Futros and Rupinder Sandhu are presenting at Western Canada PD Days in Vancouver over the next two days.

          Antiseptic Use in HD – A Review by 3M Summary

          November 7, 8 & 9, 2016
          5 Rights of Antiseptic Use in HD

          1 Right Product #1 Chlohexidine 2% with 70% Isopropol Alcohol #2 Aqueous Chlorhexidine #3 Povidone Iodine
          2 Right Volume for Treatment Choose product format that will deliver the surface coverage area.
          3 Right Application Time SWAB – 15 seconds each side of swab

          WIPE – 30 seconds (Do not flip)
          4 Right Application Technique Back & forth vertical strokes around catheter (15 seconds) Flip Swab Back & forth horizontal strokes around catheter (15 seconds)
          5 Let it Air Dry! No blowing, fanning or wiping!

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            MRP Nursing Journal Club

            Dr. Tangri
            Dr. Nav Tangri: Phosphate Binders – Updates and Reviews

            January 12, 2017 5:00 – 7:00pm, Inn at the Forks

            RSVP By January 5, 2017
  , 204-787-3458, or the sign up sheet.

            Download poster here (updated)
            (Allied Heath and Physicians welcome).