Piedmont Kidney Transplant Seminar

Atlanta, GA US
September 17, 2019

The Piedmont Kidney Transplant Seminar is a educational opportunity for all professionals who work with patients who have ESRD to inform and encourage kidney transplant as the treatment option of choice. New developments, trends and future goals will be discussed and participants will have an opportunity to meet and discuss with the transplant team.

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Target Audience

  • Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Dialysis Technicians
  • Transplant Coordinators 
Activity Information:

Tuesday, September 17 from 8:00am to 3:30pm.  

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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: 
  • 5.00 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 5.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 5.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/17/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/17/2019 - 4:00pm




Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)


Breakfast and registration



Welcome and Introduction to Piedmont Kidney Transplant program

Dr. Christina Klein





Piedmont Kidney Transplant Path to Listing

Edom Chernet, RN & Stephanie Skipper, RN


Living Donor and Surgical Considerations to Transplant/Patient Experience

Dr. Joshua Wolf, Dr. Harrison Pollinger and Gale Koven


Lunch and Tour of Mason Transplant Clinic/ Meet and Greet with Piedmont Transplant Team 



Considering the Weight Assessment for Candidacy; Impacts on Eligibility and Options for Weight Loss

Dr. Jonathan Hundley & Leah Johnson, RDN, LD





Addressing Barriers to Transplant and the Georgia Transplant Foundation

Melissa Corry, LMSW & Angell Bray-Darden, LMSW


Wrap-up and Q&A


Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
1968 Peachtree Rd
Building 77, M level, Rich Auditorium
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States

ADA Compliance

NKF makes every effort to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance, please contact Celine at hannah.graves@piedmont.org.

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.

Dialysis Technician 

Awarded 5.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.


The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.0 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 5.0 continuing education credits.

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

Transplant Professionals 

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing transplant education by the American Board for Transplant Certification: CEPTC Provider Number #170. This activity is pending approval. 

Available Credit

  • 5.00 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 5.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 5.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 5.00 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

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