2019 OKC Medical Symposium
The NKF Medical Symposium in Oklahoma City is a half day 3.75 CME/CE conference that provides up-to-date scientific information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Featuring presentations by experts in the field, the medical symposium is a unique opportunity for medical professionals to come together to hear nationally respected speakers present on controversial, thought-provoking topics, and current research findings.
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- Primary Care Providers
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Social Workers
- Dialysis Technicians
- Transplant Coordinators
Friday, October 18 from 12:00pm to 5:30pm.
|Open - September 27||September 28 - October 18|
NKF Member - $25
NKF Member - $40
|Non-Member - $40||Non-Member - $55|
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Method of Participation:
Participants will attend the live symposia and submit an online activity evaluation. Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the event to complete the online activity evaluation.
Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)
Registration and Lunch Buffet
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Basics of Chronic Kidney Disease
Usman Bhutta, MD, Oklahoma University School of Medicine
Surgical Aspects of Living Kidney Donation
Alan Hawxby, MD, University of Oklahoma Transplant Center
Break: Visit Exhibits
Kidney Biopsies in Infectious Disease Patients
Christine VanBeek, MD,
Ameripath / Quest Diagnostics
Recent Developments in Treatment of Polysystic Kidney Disease
Benjamin D. Cowley, Jr., MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Break: Visit Exhibits
Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
Krishna Baradhi, MD, FASN, FACP, FNKF; University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Renal Stone Disease: Diagnosis and Management
Divya Pragatheeshwar, MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa, OK
Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy
It is the policy of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. Any individual who has control over CME/CE content is required to disclose to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) they or their family members may have with commercial interests supporting this activity or whose products or devices are discussed in this activity. If, on the basis of information disclosed, a conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on established policies by NKF. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NKF, ACCME, ACPE or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Faculty members are also required to disclose to the activity audience when an unlabeled use of a commercial product, or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose, is discussed during an educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is to provide attendees with information prior to their participation in the educational activity, and allow the audience to be fully informed in the evaluation of the information being presented. The program book will note those individuals who have disclosed relationships, including the nature of the relationships and the associated commercial entities. This information will also be presented to the audience prior to the activity via podium announcement and slide presentation.
NKF’s Expectation of Presenters
Through Continuing Education Programs, NKF promotes excellence in kidney healthcare education. NKF expects that all presenters affiliated with this activity will provide informative and fully accurate content that reflects the highest level of scientific rigor and integrity.
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner, Nurse and Dialysis Technician
Awarded 3.75 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3.75 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Kidney Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Kidney Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 3.75 continuing education credits.
Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing transplant education by the American Board for Transplant Certification: CEPTC Provider Number #170. This activity is pending approval.
- 3.75 AAFP Prescribed Credits
- 3.75 ABTC Continuing Education Points
- 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.75 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
- 3.75 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
- 3.75 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
- 3.75 Attendance
- 3.75 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
- 3.75 CDR CPEUs
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