Virtual 2020 Annual Symposium Initiatives in Kidney Health and Wellness

September 17, 2020 to September 18, 2020

This two day virtual symposium is designed for nephrologists, general internists, fellows, residents, physician assistants, nephrology nurses, technicians, nurse practitioners, social works, renal and clinical dietitians and transplant coordinators. Featuring nationally recognized faculty this symposium will focus on initiatives in kidney health and wellness for the CKD patient. It will cover a variety of topics, pre-emptive transplantation, mental health, plant-based-diet and Hyperphosphatemia, and more. This meeting is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of the entire nephrology healthcare team by encouraging collaborative, innovative and patient-focused care.

This symposium has concluded. If you did not register for the event in advance of participating, please do so now in order to access the program evaluation and your CME/CE certificate.All registrants will also have the option to view the recordings and download the slides before completing the evaluation.

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Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Dialysis Technicians
  • Social Workers
Activity Information:

Thursday, September 17 from 10:15am to 2:45pm. 

Friday, September 18 from 10:15am to 2:45pm 

Registration Fees:

NKF Member - $125
Non-Member - $175


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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: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 6.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 6.00 CDR CPEUs
  • 6.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
Course opens: 
12/04/2019
Course expires: 
12/03/2020
Event starts: 
09/17/2020 - 10:15am
Event ends: 
09/18/2020 - 2:45pm
Cost:
$175.00
Rating: 
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Agenda - September 17

Time    

Topic

Speaker 

10:15am – 10:45amVirtual Exhibitor Hall Opportunities 

10:45am – 11:00am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Joseph Vassalotti, MD 
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

11:00am – 12:00pmChronic Kidney Disease: Integrating a Holistic Approach in Health and Wellness 

Erin Baumann, LMSW, MLS
IPRO ESRD Network of New York
Lake Success, NY

12:00pm – 12:30pmVirtual Exhibitor Hall Opportunities

 

12:30pm – 1:30pmInfectious Transplants: Hep C Viremic Donors, HIV Donors (HOPE Trial) 

David Serur, MD
Hackensack Meridian Health
Hackensack, NJ

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Plant-Based Diets for Hyperphosphatemia and More

Shivam Joshi, MD
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY

2:30pm – 2:45pmClosing RemarksJoseph Vassalotti, MD 
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
 
Agenda - September 18

Time    

Topic

Speaker 

10:15am – 10:45amVirtual Exhibitor Hall Opportunities 

10:45am – 11:00am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Steven Fishbane, MD, FNKF
Northwell Health
Great Neck, NY

11:00am – 12:00pmOverview (Keynote): Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative: How Will New Models Impact Care?

Jeffrey Silberzweig, MD
The Rogosin Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College 
New York, NY

12:00pm – 12:30pmVirtual Exhibitor Hall Opportunities 
12:30pm – 1:30pmPanel: In Depth Discussion on Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative

Moderator:                        
Steven Fishbane, MD
Northwell Health
Great Neck, NY
 

Panelists:                                
Barry Smith, MD, PhD 
Dreyfus Health Policy and Research Center
New York, NY
Nicole Ali, MD
NYU Langone Transplant Institute
New York, NY             
Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, FAAN   
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Pitman, NJ          
Jeffrey Silberzweig, MD  
The Rogosin Institute/Weill Cornell Medical College 
New York, NY
Lauren Drew, JD
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

1:30pm – 2:30pmHow Can We Increase the Utilization of Home Dialysis   Shuchita Sharma, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
2:30pm – 2:45pmClosing RemarksSteven Fishbane, MD, FNKF
Northwell Health
Great Neck, NY

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 6.0 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 6.0 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 6.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes XX contact hours in the area of pharmacology).

Physician Assistants

National Kidney Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Dietitians 

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 6.0 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 6.0 continuing education credits.
Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

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

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 6.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 6.00 CDR CPEUs
  • 6.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$175.00
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