50th Annual Medical Symposium
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.
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- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Social Workers
- Dialysis Technicians
- Transplant Coordinators
Friday, September 28 from 7:00am to 4:30pm.
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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.
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
Panel: PD & Home Patients
9:15am – 10:15am
Optimal Transitions: Hope for Individualized Care
Brigitte Schiller, MD, Satellite Health
10:15am – 10:45am
Break: Visit Exhibits
10:45am – 12:15pm
Nutrition and CKD
|Rising Interest in Nutraceutical Supplements Usage in Kidney Disease|
Sue Deepak, RD, Satellite Healthcare, San Francisco, CA
A Nutritional Approach to CKD: The Benefits of Plant-Based Diets
John Mouratoff, MD, East Bay Nephrology Medical Group, Berkeley, CA
The Not so Sweet Story of Fructose & CKD
Daniel Feig, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
All Three 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
A New Fronteir: APOL-1 Associated Kidney Disease
|Cheryl Winkler, PhD, NIH, National Cancer Institute, Center for Research|
PKD/Tempo Trial Update
Meyeon Park, MD, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
2:15pm – 3:15pm
Transplant Readiness Assessment Clinic: A New Approach to Kidney Waitlist Management
Jane Tan, MD, Stanford Healthcare, Palo Alto, CA
Richard Perez, MD, UC Davis Medical Center
3:15pm – 3:30pm
Break: Visit Exhibits
3:30pm – 4:30pm
The Future of Nephrology
Stem Cells & AKI
Kathleen Liu, MD, UCSF Medical Center
Benjamin "Beno" Freedman, Ph.D., University of Washington
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
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