2020 Annual Regional Symposium Initiatives in Kidney Health and Wellness

New York, NY US
March 13, 2020

This symposium is designed for nephrologists, general internists, fellows, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social works, renal and clinical dietitians, technicians, and transplant coordinators. Featuring nationally recognized faculty this symposium will focus on initiatives in kidney health and wellness. 

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Target Audience

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

Friday, March 13 from 7:00am to 3:00pm.  

Registration Fees:

Open -  January 23January 24 - March 13

NKF Member - $100

NKF Member - $125

Non-Member - $150Non-Member - $175

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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: 
  • 5.00 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 5.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 5.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 5.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
12/04/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2020
Event starts: 
03/13/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/13/2020 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$175.00
Rating: 
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Time    

Topic

Speaker 

7:00am – 8:00am

Registration and Breakfast

 
8:00am – 8:05amWelcomeNicole M. Ali, MD
NYU Langone Transplant Institute
New York, NY

8:05am – 8:10am

Opening RemarksSteven Fishbane, MD, FNKF
Northwell Health 
Great Neck, NY
8:10am – 9:10amOverview: Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative: How Will New Models Impact Care?Jeffrey Silberzweig, MD
The Rogosin Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College 
New York, NY 
9:10am – 10:10am

Panel: In Depth Discussion on Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Home and In-Center Dialysis: Patient Choice and Constraints
  • The Advantage of Preemptive Kidney Transplantation 
  • Nephrology Nurses' Response and Action Plan for the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative 
  • Public Awareness for Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

Moderator: Steven Fishbane, MD, FNKF
Northwell Health, 
Great Neck, NY 

Panelists
Barry H. Smith MD, PhD
The Rogosin Institute
New York, NY


Nicole M. Ali, MD
NYU Langone Transplant Institute
New York, NY

Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, FAAN
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Pitman, NJ

Jeffrey Silberzweig, MD
The Rogosin Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College 
New York, NY 

10:10am – 10:30amBreak and Exhibits 

 

10:30am – 11:15am

Chronic Kidney Disease: integrating a Holistic Approach in the Kidney health and Wellness

Erin Baumann, LMSW, MSL
IPRO ESRD Network of New York
Lake Success, NY
11:15am – 12:30pmLunch and Exhibits 

 

12:30pm – 1:15amUpdate on the HOPE TrialDavid Serur, MD       
NYP Weill Cornell/The Rogosin Institute, 
New York, NY
1:15pm – 2:00pmHow Can We Increase the Utilization of Home Dialysis?

Shuchita Sharma, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 
New York, NY

2:00pm – 2:45pmPlant-Based Diets for Hyperphosphatemia and MoreShivam Joshi, MD                        
NYU School of Medicine, 
New York, NY
2:45pm – 3:00pmClosing RemarksSteven Fishbane, MD, FNKF
Northwell Health 
Great Neck, NY
NYU Langone Health Science Building
435 East 30th Street
New York, NY 10016
United States

ADA Compliance

NKF makes every effort to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance, please contact  Monique at monique.hardincordero@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 5.0 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 5.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse and Dialysis Technician 

Awarded 5.0 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 5.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

 

Social Worker

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 5.0 continuing education credits.

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

Transplant Professionals 

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. 

 

Available Credit

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

Price

Cost:
$175.00
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