There’s No Place Like Home

Seattle, WA US
March 14, 2019

This activity will educate clinicians on the efficacy of home therapies, recognizing and overcoming barriers to home modalities, and strategies to support patients and their families in making fully information treatment choices.  

Target Audience

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

Thursday, March 14th, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  

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. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 2.25 Attendance
  • 2.25 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
Course opens: 
02/11/2019
Course expires: 
05/29/2019
Event starts: 
03/14/2019 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
03/14/2019 - 9:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

                                                            Agenda

Time

Topic

Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)

6:00pm

Welcome

Patty McCormac, RN

NKF Director, Program

6:05pm

Opening Remarks

Osama Amro, MD

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, WA

6:10pm – 6:40pm

Comparative Effectiveness of Dialysis

Treatment Modalities

Raj Mehrotra, MD

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

6:45pm – 7:15pm

Public Policy & Home Dialysis:

Barriers & Solutions

Suzanne Watnick, MD

Northwest Kidney Centers

Seattle, WA

7:20pm – 7:40pm

Peritoneal Dialysis: Correcting Misconceptions through Case Studies

Kathryn Treit, MD

The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA

7:40pm – 8:00pm

Break & Exhibits

8:00pm – 8:20pm

Home Hemodialysis

Robert Winrow, MD

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, WA

8:20pm – 8:40pm

From Hospital to Home:

Barriers & Solutions

Christine Logar, MD

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, WA

8:40pm – 8:55pm

Personal Experience with PD:

Real Life Challenges

Jeffrey Jules Boissoneault

8:55pm – 9:00pm

Closing Remarks

Osama Amro, MD

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, WA

Swedish Medical Cneter
601 Broadway
SOI Conference Rm 1st Floor
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

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.


Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse 

Awarded 2.25 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistants

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 2.25 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Available Credit

  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 2.25 Attendance
  • 2.25 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/11/2019
Course expires: 
05/29/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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