Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU _ State of the Art

Location: ESICM Brussels Training Centre (19 Rue Belliard – 1040 Brussels)
Dates: October 14-15, 2021 
Format: Virtual

Master Class Directors:
Marlies OSTERMANN MD PhD, Intensive Care Medicine, Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Chair of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) section 
Antoine SCHNEIDER MD PhD, Service de Médecine Intensive Adulte (SMIA), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne,  Switzerland, Deputy Chair of AKI section

Endorsement: This Master Class is endorsed by the AKI section and the Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals (N&AHP) representative group, ESICM.

Compliance: The event is compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.

Everything you have always wanted to know about RRT (but you were afraid to ask)!

Join us for a two-day interactive e-master class on RRT including live demonstrations, interactive case discussions and lectures. Learn how to deal with common practical issues, assemble a CRRT device, troubleshoot case scenarios, and interact with peers & specialists in a responsive and agile educational environment that overcomes social distancing barriers. Join us for this new virtual adventure!

Pre-course materials will be available for study in the online support classroom.

Key Reasons to attend

  • Meet a high-level faculty
  • Be part of a uniq training experience that blends theory with practice, academic with clinical
  • Improve your daily practice and acquire new perspectives
  • Share your experience and learn from peers and experts
  • An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event


  • To understand the principles of RRT in adult critically ill patients
  • To understand and learn how to deal with commonly encountered issues during RRT
  • Develop an interdisciplinary, problem based approach

Programme Content

  • Indications for therapy
  • Modalities (continuous vs intermittent including hybrid, hemodialysis vs hemofiltration)
  • Therapy selection (starting, transitioning and stopping)
  • Circuit setup (live demonstrations)
  • Practical issues with vascular access, filter
  • Common alarms management
  • Choice of anticoagulation regimen
  • How to combine CRRT and ECMO
  • Quality indicators
  • Challenges during CRRT
  • Ethical aspects

Who should attend this master class?

  • Intensivists, nephrologists and critical care nurses with a particular interest in RRT.


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