Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU _ State of the Art

Location: ESICM Brussels Training Centre (19 Rue Belliard – 1040 Brussels)
Dates: May 12-13, 2020

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

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

Register now. Limited places!

This new 2-day master class boosts the understanding of RRT principles in adult critically ill patients and commonly encountered issues, from a multi-disciplinary perspective and problem based approach. Special attention is given to interactive activities, clinical case workshops, hands-on and group collaborative work. 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 unique practical 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 and apply 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

  • Modalities (continuous vs intermittent including hybrid, hemodialysis vs hemofiltration)
  • Therapy selection (starting, transitioning and stopping)
  • Circuit setup (hands-on)
  • Practical issues with vascular access, filter
  • Common alarms management
  • Choice of anticoagulation regimen
  • Quality indicators
  • Ethical aspects

Who should attend this master class?

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

Group registration

  • ESICM offers a 20% discount for three or more participants from the same medical centre. For more details contact directly

Master Class Incentive

ESICM rewards your fidelity! If you have attended 5 or more master classes in Brussels during the past two years you can benefit from ONE free registration to any of the future master classes held at the ESICM Training Centre. Contact us here for further details:

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