CKD 2013 Texas Professional Update Symposium

Earn up to 8 CMEs/CEUs

Friday, October 11, 2013
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
1750 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

 Reg Price
Sept 7- Oct 6
Late Price
Oct 7- Oct 11
Nurses/ PA$150$175
Social Workers$145$170
Fellows/Medical StudentsFree (does not include lunch)

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CKD 2013 Texas Professional Update Symposium is a one-day, CME conference for member of the kidney treatment team featuring a nationally recognized faculty of experts.

Program Schedule

7:15am - 7:45am Continental Breakfast
7:45am - 8:00am Welcome - Dr. Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, FACP, FASN
8:00 am - 10:30 am Update on Healthcare Reform:
A Dialysis Providers View of Health Care Reform in Renal Disease Care
Jeffrey Hymes, MD
The Impact of Health Care Reform on Advance Care Planning and Options for Patients with Kidney Disease
Rebecca J. Schmidt, DO, FACP, FASN
10:30am - 11:00am Break & Exhibit
11:00am - 12:15pm Morning Breakouts Sessions:
Breakout A: Volume Central - How to Assess Volume in Dialysis Patients
Jula Inrig, MD
Breakout B: A New Look at End of Life Care
Catherine A. Clancy, PhD, LCSW
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch Session
Health Care Policy - A Congressional Update
Troy Zimmerman
1:30pm - 2:45pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions:
Breakout A: New Proposal for Kidney Allocation: Age Discrimination or Appropriate Use of Scarce Organs?
Horacio E. Adrogue, MD
Breakout B: Diabetes and CKD: What Happens Under the Hood?
Raymond Townsend, MD
2:45pm - 3:00pm Break & Exhibit
3:00pm - 4:15pm Building a Patient Centered Culture
Glenda Payne MS, RN, CNN
4:15 pm - 5:00pm Panel Discussion & Evaluation

For more information or to register call (877) 543-6397 or e-mail