CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention - Louisville, KY

Saturday, November 11th
7:30am – 12:00pm
Marriott Louisville East
1903 Embassy Square Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40299

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Please note: This event was originally scheduled for August 19, 2017, but has been rescheduled to November 11, 2017.

Activity Overview

This 3-hour CME/CE symposium focuses on the unique role that primary care practitioners (PCPs) play in managing CKD patients. The burden of CKD to the population, modifiable CKD risk factors, screening methods, and interpretation of test results will be discussed. The use of GFR and albuminuria in CKD detection will also be covered. Evidence-based treatment recommendations and management plans for CKD will be presented. This program will also address the need for timely referral to nephrologists, in addition to the importance of patient education and counseling. Case-based questions are also included.

Target Audience

  • Physicians (primary care, cardiologists, endocrinologists)
  • Nurses
  • Advanced Practitioners
  • Other clinicians who care for people with CKD

Earn up to 3.0 CME/CE Credits/Contact Hours.

Agenda

7:30am – 8:30am:

Registration/Exhibitors/Buffet

8:30am – 8:35am:

Welcome/Opening Remarks

8:35am – 9:35am:

CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention - A Primary Care Approach to CKD Management
Ramsey Nassar, MD
Nephrology Associates
Louisville, KY
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Identify timely testing and intervention strategies in patients at-risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Explain appropriate clinical measures to manage risk and increase patient safety in CKD
  • Recognize co-management and referral of patients to nephrology specialists, when appropriate, in order to improve outcomes in CKD

9:35am – 10:35am:

CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention - A PCP's Guide to CKD Detection and Delaying Progression
Ramsey Nassar, MD
Nephrology Associates
Louisville, KY
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Describe suitable screening tools, such as GFR and ACR for proper utilization in clinical practice related to the diagnosis and monitoring of CKD
  • Define and classify CKD, based on GFR and albuminuria categories, in order to guide appropriate treatment approaches
  • Recognize evidence-based management strategies that will help delay CKD progression in at-risk patients and improve outcomes

10:35am – 11:00am:

Break/Exhibitors

11:00am – 12:00pm:

CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention - Renal Replacement Therapy: What the PCP Needs to Know
Ramsey Nassar, MD
Nephrology Associates
Louisville, KY
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Describe treatment options for renal replacement therapy to improve awareness and understanding
  • Explain evidence-based strategies to manage patients with kidney failure in need of renal replacement therapy to improve outcomes
  • Discuss management of patients receiving dialysis or living with a kidney transplant, from a primary care perspective

12:00pm – 12:00pm:

Closing Remarks

Planning Committee

Tracy Anderson-Haag, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Hennepin County Medical Center
Blaine, MN

George Nassar, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
NDTA
Houston, TX

Alexis Reed Chettiar, MSN, ACNP
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
East Bay Nephrology Medical Group, Inc.
Oakland, CA

Anna Okoniewski
CME/CE Activities Manager
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

Shannon Doyle, MD
Nephrologist
Associated Nephrology Consultants
St. Paul, MN

James Papanikolaw, MA
KLS Program Director
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, MS
Associate Dean, Diversity Education & Research
SUNY Downstate
Brooklyn, NY

Kathryn Pucci, MBA
Vice President, Education
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

Mitchell Fogel, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
St. Vincent's Medical Center
Bridgeport, CT

Rupesh Raina, MD
Adult and Pediatric Nephrologist
Akron Children's Hospital and Akron General Hospitals Associate of CCF
Cleveland, OH

Chester Fox, MD
Professor of Family Medicine
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Lauren Stern, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University
Brookline, MA

Nathalie Harden
Director, CME
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

Sumeska Thavarajah, MD
Assistant Professor
John's Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Jessica Joseph, MBA
Vice President, Scientific Activities
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY

Mihran V. Naljayan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
LSUHSC School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Edgar V. Lerma, MD
Nephrologist
Associates in Nephrology, SC
Berwyn, IL

Adrian Sequeira, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
LSUHSC
Shreveport, LA

Tulsi Mehta, MD, FASN
Nephrologist
Medical Faculty Associates
Alexandria, VA

Annette I. Peery, EdD, RN, CNE
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program
Interim Chair, Department of Baccalaureate Education
East Carolina University College of Nursing
Greenville, NC

Alana Miller, MS, BS, CHES
Program Manager
National Kidney Foundation
Louisville, KY

April Enix Abell, BA
Executive Director
National Kidney Foundation
Louisville, KY

Accreditation Information

Physician and Nurse

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 live for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse

Awarded 3.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 0.53 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).

Registration Fees

  • Regular: $25 (Deadline 11/10/17)
  • Onsite Registration: $30

Registration Information

Alana Miller
(502) 585-5433 Ext. 842
Alana.Miller@kidney.org

Acknowledgement of Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors Passport Health Plan

Sat, 11/11/2017 -
7:30am to 12:00pm
Alana Miller
Email: 
Alana.Miller@kidney.org
Phone: 
(502) 585-5433 Ext. 842