Oy VAD: Heart Failure and Kidney Disease 2017

CME/CE Activity

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation*, an accredited provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and an accredited provider by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education to physicians, nurses/dialysis technicians, dietitians and social workers respectively. In addition, individual activities are approved on an activity specific basis for family physicians, advanced practitioners (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), pharmacists, certified case managers, certified rehabilitation counselors, and other specialties.

*Activity approvals: Prior to January 2012 through the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA); January 2012-December 2012 through the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA).

Available through
Aug 16, 2019
The purpose of this activity is to familiarize the kidney community with advanced heart failure therapies, specifically ventricular assist devices, the associations of heart failure and VADs with kidney failure, and the management of patients with concurrent kidney disease and ventricular assist devices.
Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Susan Joseph, MD; Jamie Dwyer, MD; Helen Smiltneek, RN
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members