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Satellite Symposia 2018
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Satellite Symposia are approved by the RPA.  They are NOT part of the official RPA Annual Meeting as planned by the RPA Education Committee.

Friday, March 16, 2018
6:00am – 8:00am
Crystal Ballroom

Management of HCV-Infected Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease
Dr. David Roth and Dr. Meghan Sise will deliver this CME-certified program that will offer nephrologists an up-to-date review of the most relevant data relating to the diagnosis and treatment of HCV infection in their patients with kidney disease.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. 

Register Today!

Jointly provided by PCME and Rockpointe
Supported by and educational grant from Merck.


Friday, March 16, 2018
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Grand Ballroom Salon VII
Hosted by Fresenius Medical Care

Managing Fluid in Hemodialysis with Crit-Line® Technology
Join Peter Katanko, MD and Lisa Pacelli, RN as we discuss the latest in fluid management, cardiovascular impacts, oxygen saturation, and intradialytic hypoxemia and how Crit-Line Technology is addressing fluid overload challenges. 


Saturday, March 17, 2018
6:00am – 8:00am
Crystal Ballroom
Hosted by NxStage Medical

Addressing Unmet Needs in Dialysis: Cardiovascular Care and Volume Control
Dr. Allan Collins, Chief Medical Officer for NxStage Medical, Inc.  will address various subject including Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Heart Failure and Persistent Hypertension induced by Chronic Fluid Overload, and discuss various case studies in unmet patient needs.


Saturday, March 17, 2018
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Crystal Ballroom
Hosted by OPKO Renal

A Novel Therapy for the Treatment of SHPT and Vitamin D insufficiency in Patients with CKD stages 3 & 4
Purpose of this symposium is to inform renal physicians and dialysis directors about recognition and management of HCV in patients with renal disease, including issues associated with dialysis and transplantation.

Speaker:  Dr. Michael Germain, Medical Director, Renal Transplantation, Department of Medicine Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 


Renal Physicians Association

1700 Rockville Pike
Suite 220
Rockville, MD 20852

Phone: 301-468-3515
Fax: 301-468-3511

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