To See is to Know Part II: Ultrasound-Guided Dialysis
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.
Upon viewing this webinar, viewers will be able to provide better patient care by having a better understanding of how to:
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.