Webinar: Abstract Submission and Poster Development Guide for SCM20

October 11, 2019

Do you have a great example of a quality improvement project you did or an idea for a literature review? A challenging case you worked on? You can submit an abstract and share your work!

This webinar will discuss how to write an abstract to submit to the National Kidney Foundation's 2020 Spring Clinical Meeting in New Orleans. Researchers will walk you through how to create an abstract and how to make a conference poster, and demystify the process to help you be successful. Successful abstracts will be presented as posters at the conference and published in an NKF journal.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
Activity Information:

Friday, October 11, 2-3pm Eastern 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:

  • Outline the process for submitting an abstract to the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting
  • List 4 suggestions for creating a poster to present at conferences
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
11/11/2019
Event starts: 
10/11/2019 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
10/11/2019 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Teri Browne, PhD, MSW, NSW-C
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Joe Merighi, PhD, MSW, LISW
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
University of Minnesota School of Social Work
Saint Paul, MN
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Teri Browne, PhD, MSW, NSW-C
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Joe Merighi, PhD, MSW, LISW
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
University of Minnesota School of Social Work
Saint Paul, MN
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kevin Ceckowski, MSW, LICSW, FNKF
Clinical Social Worker
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, MD
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Beth Morlang, RD, LDN, FNKF
Registered Dietitian
Central Florida Kidney Centers 
Palm Bay, FL
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.

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.

Nurse

Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Dietitian

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

 

Social Worker

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Kidney Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Kidney Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

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

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/23/2019
Course expires: 
11/11/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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.

Required Hardware/software

System requirements can be found here.

Contact Information:

For any questions concerning this activity, please send an email to CMEinfo@kidney.org or call NKF at 1-800-622-9010.

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For additional professional education resources, contact NKF at 1-800-622-9010 or visit https://www.kidney.org/professionals