50th Annual Medical Symposium

Foster City, CA US
September 28, 2018

Celebrate 50 years of the Annual Medical Symposium! This day long CME/CE event will provide nephrology healthcare professional with timely updates on CKD guidelines & standards, treatments, and co-morbidities, so that they may better care for and serve patients who are affected by kidney disease.

Target Audience

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

Friday, September 28 from 7:00am to 4:30pm.  

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: 
  • 7.00 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 7.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 7.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 7.00 Attendance
  • 7.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 7.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
05/17/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
09/28/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/28/2018 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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                                     Agenda

Time

Topic

Speaker

7:00am – 8:00am

Registration & Buffet Breakfast

8:00am – 8:15am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15am – 9:15am

Home Therapies: Putting the Patient First

Jeffrey Perl, MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, CAN

9:15am 10:15am

The Future of Nephrology

Stem Cells & AKI

Kathleen Liu, MD, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Gene Editing/CRISPR

Benjamin “Beno” Freedman, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

10:15am – 10:45am

Break: Visit Exhibits

10:45am – 12:15pm

Nutrition and CKD

Oral Supplements

Sue Deepak, RD, Satellite Healthcare, San Francisco, CA

Vegan/Vegetarian Diet & ESRD

John Mouratoff, MD, East Bay Nephrology Medical Group, Berkeley, CA

Fructose & CKD

Daniel Feig, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Panel

All Nutrition and CKD Speakers

12:15pm – 12:45pm

Diabetes: New Medications

Margaret Yu, MD, Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto, CA

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Lunch Break: Visit Exhibits

1:15pm – 2:15pm

Genetics of Kidney Disease

APOL-1

Barry Freedman, MD, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

PKD/Tempo Trial Update

Meyeon Park, MD, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

2:15pm 3:15pm

Transplant Readiness

Jane Tan, MD, Stanford Healthcare, Palo Alto, CA

TBD

3:15pm 3:30pm

Break: Visit Exhibits

3:30pm 4:30pm

Optimal Transition Clinic Model

Brigitte Schiller, MD, Satellite Healthcare, San Jose, CA

4:30pm

Closing Remarks

Crowne Plaza Hotel
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404
United States

ADA Compliance

NKF makes every effort to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance, please contact us at Patty.McCormac@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 7.0 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 7.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

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 7.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

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 7.0 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 7.0 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 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

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/17/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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