2020 Kidney & Transplant Symposium

Columbus, OH US
March 3, 2020 to March 4, 2020

The Kidney & Transplant Symposium has been drawing renal professionals together for over ten years, equipping them with solid tools needed to deliver premium care for kidney patients of all ages. The KTS provides quality education and developments in the treatment and management of chronic kidney disease (the 9th leading cause of death nationally), as well as other conditions. Related topics include the latest medical advances and best practices in the treatment and care of kidney disease, dialysis, transplantation, and organ donation to help improve patient outcomes. 

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Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dialysis Technicians
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Transplant Coordinators
Activity Information:

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 8:00am-4:00pm

Registration Fees:
Open - November 30thDecember 1st  - March 2

NKF Member - Tuesday ONLY: $100

                         Wednesday ONLY: $100

                        Tuesday & Wednesday: $200

NKF Member - Tuesday ONLY: $125

                       Wednesday ONLY: $125

              Tuesday & Wednesday: $225

Non-Member - Tuesday ONLY: $125

                         Wednesday ONLY: $125

                         Tuesday & Wednesday: $225

Non-Member -Tuesday ONLY: $150

                      Wednesday ONLY: $150

               Tuesday & Wednesday: $250

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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. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 11.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 11.50 Attendance
  • 11.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 11.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 11.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 11.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 11.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
Course opens: 
10/24/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
03/03/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/04/2020 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$100.00
Rating: 
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Agenda - March 3

Time    

Topic

Speaker 

7:30am – 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

 

8:30am – 8:40am

Welcome

Tisha Reynolds
National Kidney Foundation
Columbus, OH


Anil Agarwal, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
 

8:40am – 9:00amPatient Perspectives

Terrence Ferrell
Columbus, OH


James Sheppard
Columbus, OH


Michael Coles
Columbus, OH

9:09am – 10:00amKeynote Address: A Close Look at the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative 

Miriam Godwin, MPP
Health Policy Analyst
National Kidney Foundation

Rachel Meyer
American Society of Nephrology
Washington D.C

10:00am – 10:30amPass of Fail: A Look at the Current Kidney Allocation Process


Alejandro Diez, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

10:30am – 11:15am

Moving Forward: Advocacy Panel

Ray Bignall, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH


Alejandro Diez, MD
The Ohio State University 
Columbus, OH


Averel Meden
NKF Kidney Advocacy Committee (KAC) member
Columbus, OH

11:15am – 12:00pmNo Place Like Home: Increasing Home Treatments for Dialysis Patients (Not for CME Credit)

Dinesh Chatoth, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer Fresenius Medical Care North America 

12:00pm – 12:45pmLunch/Networking/Exhibits 
12:45pm – 1:45pm

Breakout Sessions 

 
Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Dialysis Technician Session: Vessel Preservation for AVF Creation Tushar Vachharajani, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Dietitian Session: The ABCs of IBD: The Basics of Inflammatory Bowel DiseasePaula Gallagher, MFN, RD, LD
Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH
Social Work Session: Using KDQOL Scores and Outcomes for Motivational InterviewingDanielle Estep, MSW, LSW
American Renal Associates
Reynoldsburg, OH
1:45pm-2:45pmBreakout Sessions  

 

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Dialysis Technician Session: Dizzy in Dialysis: Intradialytic HypotensionMahboob Rahman, MBBS
University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH
Dietitian Session: KDOQI Nutrition Guidelines ReviewValarie M Hannahs, MS, RD, LD
American Renal Associates
Reynoldsburg, OH
Social Work Session: Ethics and TechnologyDanielle Smith, MSW, MA, LSW
National Association of Social Workers, Ohio Chapter
Columbus, OH
2:45pm – 3:15pmAfternoon Break/Exhibits 
3:15pm – 4:00pmUp Close and Personal: An Interactive Video of a Living Kidney TransplantAshraf El-Hinnawi, MD FACS
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
4:00pm Networking Reception/Dinner  
Agenda - March 4

Time    

Topic

Speaker 

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast and Welcome

 

8:30am – 8:40am

Welcome 

Tisha Reynolds
National Kidney Foundation
Columbus, OH


Anil Agarwal, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

8:40am – 9:00amPatient Perspective

Brooke Craig
West Liberty, OH

Katie Krabell
West Liberty, OH

9:00am – 9:30amManaging AKI in Dialysis UnitsCharuhas Thakar, MD
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
9:30am – 10:15amAges and Stages: Appropriate Approaches for Younger Dialysis Patients    Beth Vogt, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH
10:15am – 11:00amAges and Stages 2: End of Life ConsiderationsMark Lovett, MSW, LISW
VITAS Healthcare
Columbus, OH
11:00am – 12:00pmA Team Approach to Increasing TransplantationEdmund Sanchez, MD
University Hospitals Transplant Institute
Cleveland, OH
12:00pm - 12:45pmLunch/Networking/Exhibitors 
12:45pm - 1:45pmNew Kids on the Block: Diagnosing, Treating and Educating New PatientsAmy Durbin, RN, BSN
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
1:45pm - 2:45pmBreakout Sessions 
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Vascular Access CannulationLorrie Strassel, RN, BSN
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Today’s NewsFEED: Malnutrition in the CKD Patient
Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN
Mt. Carmel Hospital
Columbus, OH
Building & Encouraging the Utilization of Support Groups in Dialysis and TransplantMegan Homsy, LISW-S, CCTSW
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
2:45pm - 3:00pmAfternoon Break/Exhibitors 
3:00pm - 4:00pmPreventing Burnout: Effective Personal and System-wide StrategiesSteve Gabbe, MD
Columbus, OH
 
Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
United States

The National Kidney Foundation serving Central Ohio is pleased to welcome you to Columbus, OH! 

For your convenience, lodging will be available at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris, located at 9000 Worthington Road, Columbus, OH 43082. This Marriott property is closely adjacent to Quest Conference Center. 

ADA Compliance

NKF makes every effort to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance, please contact  Antoinette at antoinette.greene@kidney.org.

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.


Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Physician Assistants

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 I Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 10.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse and Dialysis Technician 

Awarded 10.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Dietitians 

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 11.5 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

 


Social Worker

The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers, Provider #1014, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this course will receive 10.5 continuing education clock hours.      

National Kidney Foundation SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0064.

Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Transplant Coordinators

This program will be submitted to the American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) for up to 10.5 Category I Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs).

Available Credit

  • 11.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 11.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 11.50 Attendance
  • 11.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 11.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 11.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 11.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 11.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$100.00
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