Behind the Scan

To See is to Know Part II: Ultrasound-Guided Dialysis

January 13, 2022
12:00 p.m. PT
3:00 p.m. ET
45 minutes

We understand the challenges of adopting ultrasound-guidance for cannulation in the hemodialysis unit. Join Adrienne Barrett, RN, as she provides an overview of how to perform an ultrasound-guided cannulation in the hemodialysis unit including identifying anatomy on the ultrasound screen, overcoming potential barriers to adopting this skill set, and how to add ultrasound to the “tool box” used by hemodialysis nurses.

What You'll Learn

Upon viewing this webinar, viewers will be able to provide better patient care by having a better understanding of how to:

  • Perform ultrasound-guided cannulation in the hemodialysis unit
  • Identify what you see on the ultrasound screen during an ultrasound-guided cannulation
  • Cannulate without having a second hand to stabilize your vessel
  • Utilize ultrasound to select ideal cannulation sites
  • Identify potential barriers to learning this innovative skill set

Your Presenter for this Webinar is:

Presenter: Adrienne Barrett, RN
Body Access / Independent Dialysis Nurse, Health Sciences North Nephrology Program, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Since graduating in 1995, with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, Adrienne Barrett has focused for 25 years on caring for dialysis patients. Her influence on successful hemodialysis practices has expanded over the years through her evolving roles in education and provincial policy initiatives.
Adrienne is currently the Body Access/Independent Dialysis Nurse for the Health Sciences North Nephrology Program in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, where she contributes to a multidisciplinary, patient-centered care team. Her responsibilities include knowledge sharing at symposia, conferences, and workshops, and contributing to task groups for the Ontario Renal Network.

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