BACKGROUND A critical feature of any continuing medical education (CME) program is the inclusion of a needs assessment for its target audience. This assessment must identify both perceived and unperceived needs, so as to best capture the entire spectrum of learning opportunities for the group. OBJECTIVE We describe the process developed by the Canadian… (More)
BACKGROUND Provision of in-centre nocturnal hemodialysis (ICNHD; 6-8 hours thrice weekly) is associated with health benefits, but the economic implications of providing this treatment are unclear. OBJECTIVE We conducted a health care costing study comparing ICNHD to in-centre thrice-weekly conventional hemodialysis (CvHD). DESIGN Micro-costing of both… (More)
We would like to acknowledge the members of the W-2 Management and Evaluation Planning (MEP) Board from whom we received valuable feedback on an earlier version of this report. 1 Family heads were required to attend a W-2 orientation.