Right Task, Right Time: Best Practices in Access and Dialysis at Each Stage

This online course aims to illustrate best practices and topical subject areas around the peri-dialysis period using a progression of disease concept.  Participants will walk through the spectrum of kidney disease starting from assessing the Chronic Kidney Disease patient at high risk of End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) all the way through access management of a prevalent ESKD patient. Case based discussions will integrate medical management and access management to present a holistic picture of best practices that confront the clinical team. 

Target Audience

  • Physicians 
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dialysis Technicians

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity you will be better able to:

  • Review proper application and pitfalls of ESKD risk calculators
  • Discuss the concept and structure of a transitional dialysis unit
  • Articulate stepwise assessment of a poorly function AV Access
  • Describe the importance of eliciting patient priorities in the dialysis care plan
  • Describe key considerations in implementing telehealth dialysis care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 3.00 ABIM MOC
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 3.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
Course opens: 
05/13/2020
Course expires: 
05/13/2021
Cost:
$45.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Morgan Grams, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Jose Morfin, MD
HS Professor
UC Davis Health
Sacramento, CA
Disclosure: Nx Stage, honoraria
AstraZeneca, honoraria
Satellite Healthcare, consulting fee

Aisha Shaikh, MD
Physician
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Mitchell Rosner, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Disclosure: Baxter healthcare, honoraria

Adina Voiculescu, MD
Assistant Professor
Brigham Physician Organization
Boston, MA
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Haimanot Wasse MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Disclosure: BD, honoraria
Avenu Medical, honoraria

Brendan Bowman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Jessica Joseph, MBA
Senior Vice President, Scientific Activities
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

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

DECLARATION OF DISCLOSURE:

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 prior to the activity any relevant financial relationship(s) they 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 perceived conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on NKF's Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy.

UNLABELED/INVESTIGATIONAL USE:

During their presentations, faculty may discuss an unlabeled use or an investigational use not approved for a commercial product. Each faculty member is required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.

ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION OF CREDIT STATEMENTS:

In support of improving patient care, the National Kidney Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, and Dialysis Technician 

Awarded 3.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistant 

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)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.  

Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 3.00 ABIM MOC
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 3.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$45.00
Please login or register for a PERC account to take this course.
DISCLAIMER:

The faculty and National Kidney Foundation (NKF) do not recommend the use of any pharmaceutical, diagnostic test, or device outside of the labeled indications as approved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Information contained in this NKF educational resource is based upon current data available at the time of publication. Information is intended to help clinicians become aware of new scientific findings and developments.  This NKF educational resource is not intended to set out a preferred standard of care and should not be construed as one. Neither should the information be interpreted as prescribing an exclusive course of management.

Variations in practice will inevitably and appropriately occur when clinicians take into account the needs of individual patients, available resources, and limitations unique to an institution or type of practice. Every healthcare professional making use of information in this NKF educational resource is responsible for interpreting the data as it pertains to clinical decision making in each individual patient.