KDOQI 20th Anniversary - Guidelines/Updates

April 11, 2018

This live-webinar will look back on 20 years of clinical practice guideline development in nephrology and the widespread changes in practice that have taken place as a result. In addition, we will review the two upcoming KDOQI guidelines (Vascular Access, and Nutrition in CKD) and a recent KDOQI paper considering the evidence for and against stopping ACE inhibitors/ARB in patients with eGFR < 20.

Target Audience

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

Wednesday, April 11th from 4:14pm to 5:45pm Central Time. 

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live webinar and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the webinar to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Reflect on the changes in clinical practice that have taken place as a result of 20 years of KDOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Evaluate the evidence base and other considerations for and against stopping ACE inhibitors/ARB in patients with eGFR < 20
  • Describe the approaches to vascular access planning and management to be presented in the KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access (Update 2018)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/11/2018
Event starts: 
04/11/2018 - 4:15pm
Event ends: 
04/11/2018 - 5:45pm
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Faculty Disclosures

Holly Kramer, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Loyola University Chicago
Maywood, IL
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Matthew Weir, MD
Professor and Director,Division of Nephrology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Disclosure: Honaria and Travel: Relypsa/Vifor Astra Zeneca, MSD, AbbVie, Akebia, MSD/Janssen/Boehringer-Ingelheim, Astra Zeneca

Michael Rocco, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine/Nephrology
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Charmaine Lok, MD, FRCP(c), MSc
Medical Director, Hemodialysis and Multi-Care Kidney Clinics
University Health Network
Toronto, CA
Disclosure: Research and Travel: TUA Medical

Planning Committee Disclosures

Lawrence Weisberg, MD, FNKF
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology, CMSRU
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ
Disclosure: Consulting fee: PLC Medical, Inc.

Harold Szerlip, MD, FNKF
Director, Nephrology Division; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Honoraria: Astute Medical; Consulting Fees: LaJolla Pharmaceuticals, Zs Pharma, Amarin

Danielle Nathan, MA
Professional Education Director
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Professional Education Coordinator
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Dialysis Technicians

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistant 

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

The activity is available for credit through April 11, 2018.

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 1.5 continuing education clock hours. 

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

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/11/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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