Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU _ State of the Art


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.

Social media: @ESICM #AKI #RRT

The Renal Replacement Therapy in ICU _ State of the Art, Brussels, Belgium, 14/10/2021-15/10/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Highlights of previous editions


We just wrapped up the Renal Replacement Therapy Master Class! A total of 11 experts and 85 participants from 22 countries engaged in interactive activities and case-based discussions. Here are some of their comments on this innovative educational format:

  • A most interesting and enjoyable course!
  • Very helpful and useful 
  • Thank you! It was a fantastic day!