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Home Dialysis in COVID-19 Era: The Bittersweet Combo

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

Presenter:

Ashutosh Shukla, MD - Associate Professor and Director of the Advanced CKD and Home Dialysis Program. Division of Nephrology, University of Florida

Biography:

Dr. Ashutosh Shukla is an associate professor and the Director of the advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and Home Dialysis Program with the Division of Nephrology at University of Florida (UF) and a staff physician with the North Florida South Georgia (NF/SG) Veteran Healthcare System (VHS). He also serves as the Chairperson of the National VA Peritoneal Dialysis Workgroup and the Co-Chair of the VA Peritoneal Dialysis Choice, Access and Quality Workgroups.

Presentation Objectives:

The presenter will:

  • Discuss the current challenges of home dialysis
  • Examine the short- and long-term benefits of the home dialysis in a pandemic
  • Provide a practical guide to growing your home dialysis during the pandemic

One CEU will be provided for attending this meeting.