Boning Up on Mineral Metabolism and Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

Disease Stephanie Tarasoff, BScPharm, ACPR Clinical Pharmacist, Royal Jubilee Hospital

This presentation will be a review of two complex aspects of chronic kidney disease: bone mineral metabolism and anemia of chronic kidney disease. Pathophysiology, pharmacotherapy, monitoring parameters, and clinical pearls will be reviewed.

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Common Complaints in Dialysis Patients

Dr. Wynnie Lau, BScPharm, ACPR, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Nephrology St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care

Objectives:

Assess the signs and symptoms, be able to manage and make interventions as appropriate for hemodialysis patients outside of the HD unit for:

Catheter related bacteremia

Hypertension

Chronic kidney disease related anemia

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