Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, ANP, CNN-NP

Renal Nurse Practitioner

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

  • Mailing Address: 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8126
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner Internship: University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO (2000)
  • Master of Science in Nursing: University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO (2000)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Barnes College of Nursing, St. Louis, MO (1994)

Board Certifications

  • 2009 – Certified Nephrology Nurse Practitioner, CNN-NP
  • 2000 – Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Clinical Interests

Clinical coverage of in-center hemodialysis, home dialysis (hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), Rehab Institute of St. Louis and chronic kidney disease (CKD) population; participant in Quality Assurance and QIP monthly meetings; Educator for patients regarding dialysis modality options; Clinical Preceptor of Medicine for nurse practitioner and physician assistant students.

Teaching Title and Responsibilities

Clinical Preceptor in Master and Doctorate of Science Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Programs

  • Instructs students on the physiology of kidney disease
  • Instructs and monitors students on the management of CKD Stage 5 requiring RRT
  • Instructs in dialysis setting students on RRT and patient management
  • Evaluates students on the management of CKD

Recognition

Honors and Awards

Professional Societies and Organizations

Committees

  • 2018: Lead for Steering Committee National Kidney Foundation Home Strategies
  • 2018: Lead for editing committee ANNA Core Curriculum, Home Dialysis Chapter
  • 2017-Present: Member of Medical Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation, Local
  • 2017: Co-lead for editing of Home Dialysis Chapters, Washington University Manual
  • 2015-2018: Committee Co-Chair, Washington University School of Medicine, Renal Division, Annual PCP CME Educational Program
  • 2014: National Kidney Foundation, “Walk” Committee
  • 2012-Present: Member of Working Group, Alliance for Home Dialysis
  • 2010-Present: Planning Committee, Annual Dialysis Conference
  • 2010: Planning Committee, Saulo Klahr Presentation, National Kidney Foundation
  • 2008-Present: CKD Educator, Missouri Kidney Program
  • 2008-Present: Scientific Advisory Board, National Kidney Foundation
  • 2006-2011: Planning Committee, National Kidney Foundation Educational Meeting
  • 2005: Education Committee, National Kidney Foundation (Assistant to the Education Coordinator)
  • 2000: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Adult Nurse Practitioner

Invited Lecturer/Panelist

  • National ANNA Spring Meeting, Speaker, Home Dialysis Penetration 2025, Orlando, April 2020
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Speaker and Moderator, Kansas City, MO, Feb 2020
  • National ANNA – NP Leadership Conference, Speaker,  Mineral Bone Disease, San Diego, Oct 2019
  • ISHD, Chicago, Speaker, Patient Selection and Planning, Speaker, Sept 2019
  • National Kidney Foundation, Spring Clinical Meeting, Speaker, Home Dialysis Impact Boston, 2019
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Dallas, Speaker, Moderator, Planner, 2019
  • Lead of Task Force, NKF Baltimore, Stakeholders in Home Dialysis, Nov 2018
  • National APN Conference, ANNA New Orleans, Speaker, 2018
  • Building A Successful Home Dialysis Program, Indiana University Conference,  Sept 2018
  • National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, Invited Speaker and Moderator, 2018
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Moderator, Presider, Spring 2018
  • National Kidney Foundation Stakeholder Home Dialysis Summit, Winter, 2017
  • ANNA – National Meeting –Advanced Practice and Management, Invited Speaker, Fall 2017
  • Washington University School of Medicine, CME, Invited Speaker and Planning Committee, Education for PCP
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Moderator, Presider, Spring 2017
  • ANNA – National Meeting, Invited Speaker, Louisville, KY Spring 2016
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Seattle, WA March 2016
  • ANNA – APN Conference, Invited Speaker, Austin, TX Oct 2015
  • National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, Invited Speaker, Dallas, TX, Spring 2015
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Moderator, New Orleans, LA, Feb 2015
  • Indiana University Home Dialysis Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Invited Speaker, Oct 2015
  • American Nephrology Nursing Seminar, Advanced Practice Nurse, Savannah, GA, Oct 2014
  • American Nephrology Nurses Central Missouri, Invited Speaker, Columbia MO, March 2014
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker and Moderator, Atlanta, GA, Feb 2014
  • Invited Expert Panel Participant, Transitioning Modality for CKD, NxStage Medical, June 2013, Chicago, Il
  • National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, Invited Speaker, Orlando, FL, April 2013
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Seattle, WA, March 2013
  • Heartland Network 12 Annual Meeting, Invited Speaker, Kansas City, MO, January 2013
  • Indiana University Home Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, October 2012
  • Delegate and Panelist, First National Congressional Summit on Home Dialysis, Ronald Regan Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC, March 2012
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Invited Speaker, Panelist and Moderator, 2011
  • Network 12 Annual Meeting, Invited Speaker, Panelist and Moderator, January 2011
  • Clarion Health, “Building a Comprehensive Home Program,” Indianapolis, IN, October 2010
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Moderator, Panelist and Presenter, March 2010
  • Clarion Health, “Building a Comprehensive Thriving Home Dialysis Program,” Indianapolis, IN, November 2009
  • SLAD Diabetes Educators Seminar, November 2009
  • AAKP Education Conference, “CKD,” November 2009
  • Missouri Kidney Program, “CKD,” Spring 2009
  • Clarion Health and IU, Presenter, “Home Hemodialysis,” Indianapolis, IN, December 2008
  • Case Worker RN Conference, “CKD Education for Case Management,” October 2008
  • Social Worker Home Hemodialysis Session, “Basics of Home Hemodialysis, Patient Selection and Retention,” New Jersey and Washington, DC, October 2008.
  • National Kidney Foundation Annual Nurses Seminar: “Alternative Therapies for HD,” March 2008
  • Advanced Practice Conference, National American Nephrology Nurses Association, “Advances in Home Hemodialysis Therapies,” October 2007.
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, “NxStage Our Experience” and “Patient Selection and Patient Profile for Home Hemodialysis,” February 2007
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, “How to Start a Home Hemodialysis Program” and “HIT,” February 2007
  • Network 12 Education Seminar, “Nocturnal Hemodialysis,” January 2007
  • Network 12 Education Seminar, “The Problems with Catheters in HD,” October 2006
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, Expert Panel for NxStage therapy, February 2006
  • Annual Dialysis Conference, “Daily Therapies” and “Use of Single Needle Dialysis,” February 2006.
  • American Nephrology Nurses Fall Seminar, “Nocturnal Hemodialysis,” October 2001
  • Washington University Renal Division Education Seminar, “Nocturnal Hemodialysis,” May 2001

Research support

  • NCT00667511, NxStage Nocturnal FA Study, “Comparison of Nocturnal Hemodialysis (NHD) and Short Daily Hemodialysis (DHD) with the NxStage System 1”, NxStage Medical (2008-Present)
  • NCT00288613, “The Freedom Study: Following Rehabilitation, Economics and Everyday-Dialysis Outcome Measurement Study”, NxStage Medical (2007-Present)
  • NCT00264758, “Frequent Dialysis Network: Daily Trial”, NIH (2006-2010)
  • 1VEN01015, “A randomized study to assess the safety and tolerability of 200 mgs and 100 mgs of Venofer administered to hemodialysis patients”, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Co-Principal Investigator (2001-2002)
  • 1VEN99010, “An open label study of the safety of Venofer when administered without a test dose”, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Co-Principal Investigator (2000-2001)

Publications

  • Chan CT, Collins K, Ditschman E,  Koester-Wiedemann L, Saffer T, Wallace E, and Rocco M. “Overcoming Barriers for Uptake and Continued Use of Home Dialysis: An NKF-KDOQI Conference Report.”  2020
  • Miller B and Koester L.  Washington University Nephrology Manual, PD and HHD, [Book Chapter] In Press, 2020.
  • Koester L, Allen D, Cigliana S, Moore S.  ANNA Core Curriculum Home Dialysis, [Book Chapter] Editor and Author, 2020.
  • Koester L. “Use of phosphate binders during interdialytic phase of dialysis.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, 2017.
  • Koester L, Cress C, McMicheal S, Ehrhard K. “Single Needle Dialysis with NxStage: Case Study.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, 2016.
  • Koester L, Cress C. “Use of Nx2Me in Home Hemodialysis.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, 2015.
  • Koester L and Rothstein M. “Using concordance with dosing techniques to achieve phosphate control.”  Nephrology News & Issues, November 2013.
  • Bardsley J and Koester L: “Obtaining adequate kinetics with NxStage.” Home Int 17(1):145, 2013.
  • Koester L. “Exploring the reasons for the tiny percentage of patients on home hemodialysis.” Nephrol Nurs J 40(1):43-48, 2013.
  • Cress C, Koester L, Bloom M, Bardsley J, Ehrhard K, McMichael S, Miller B. “Transition of Peritoneal to Home Hemodialysis Patients,” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, 2012.
  • Koester L. “Exploring the reasons for the tiny percentage of patients on home hemodialysis.” Nephrol Nurs J 40(1):43-48, 2013.
  • Koester L, Ehrhard K, Cress C, Bardsley J, Re R, Bloom M. “Case management of calciphylaxis in extended therapy hemodialysis patient.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, Hemodialysis Int 15(1):134, 2011.
  • Re R, Koester L, McCarty C, Ehrhard K, Cress C, Bloom M, Miller B. “Burden of therapy as the major cause of discontinuation of daily home hemodialysis:  What makes a patient successful at home?” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference,Hemodialysis Int 14(1):121, 2010.
  • Argoudelis A, McCarty C, Re R, Ehrhard K, Bloom M, Tammons A, Koester L, Miller B. “Phosphorus and potassium removal with short daily hemodialysis.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, Hemodialysis Int 13(1):126, 2009.
  • Koester LA, Miller B, Re RC, Ehrhard, KG, McCarty CN, Bloom M, Tammons A.  “NxStage for any size.” [Abstract] Annual Dialysis Conference, Hemodialysis Int 13(1):133, 2009.
  • Miler BW, Riley J, Koester LA, McCarty CN, Little A. “Calcium mass balance during short daily home hemodialysis with a 2.0 mEq/L calcium dialysate.” [Abstract] American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, JASN 19:718A, 2008.
  • Donato-Moore SA, Miller BW, Koester LA, Ehrhard K, Re RC, McCarty C, Nichols D and Wiesen K. “Experience with short daily hemodialysis using the NxStage System One machine.” [Abstract] 27th Annual Dialysis Conference, 2007.
  • Miller BW, Koester LA, Ehrhard KG, Donato-Moore SA, Re RC, McCarty CN. “Removal of phosphorus with short daily hemodialysis.” [Abstract] American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, JASN 17:59A, 2006.
  • Koester LA, Flanagan K and Miller BW. “Single needle hemodialysis: one center experience with home nocturnal hemodialysis.”  [Abstract] American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, JASN 14:737A, 2003.