The Smooth Road Home: Fix Operational Potholes

April 14, 2018

In this live-webinar, attendees will learn from a physician and nurse how to educate health care professional in the respective fields. Current and future technologies that improve patient care and decrease patient burden will be presented. The complexities of the financial models of home dialysis as well as opportunities to improve efficiency of care with telemedicine will be presented.    

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Nurses
  • Technicians 
 
Activity Information:

Saturday, April 14th from 8:30 - 10AM 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

  • Describe and develop programmatic strategies to resolve operational barriers of home dialysis programs
  • Construct educational programs that will enhance the expertise of home dialysis staff
  • Recognize the ability of technology to decrease the burden and improve outcomes for home dialysis patients
  • Outline current financial models of home dialysis reimbursement and recognize potential cost savings and benefits of telemedicine
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/14/2018
Event starts: 
04/14/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/14/2018 - 10:00am
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Faculty Disclosures

Joel Glickman, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Merion Station, PA
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Lisa Koester, ANP, CNN-NP
Renal Nurse Practitioner
Washington State University in St. Louis
St.  Louis, MO
Disclosure: Honoraria: NxStage Medical

Christopher Chan, MD
Divisional Director
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Disclosure: Consulting: NxStage, Medtronic

Thomas Golper, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Disclosure: Consulting fee: Keryx

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

Joel Glickman, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Merion Station, PA
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

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 and Technician

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pharmacist

This application-based enduring activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number JA0004461-0000-18-003-L04-P for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). The activity is available for credit through Expiration Date. To receive credit, learners must read the activity overview, learning objectives and faculty disclosures, complete the pre-test, review the content, complete the post-test with a minimum score of 70% (post-test may be taken up to 3 times) and electronic activity evaluation. An NABP eProfile ID and date of birth in MMDD format are prerequisites for receiving continuing pharmacy education credits. All ACPE credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to CPE Monitor™ within 30 days of the activity date, so pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to provide their e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) at the time of the activity.  Please contact cmeinfo@kidney.org if you do not see activity information listed in your profile within 30 days.  For more information and to set up your e-Profile visit: www.MyCPEmonitor.net.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/14/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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