2018 Kidney & Transplant Symposium
Innovations in Kidney Disease & Transplant
Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Pl.
Columbus, OH 43240
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 7:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 7:30am-12:30pm
Earn up to 10.0 CME/CE Credits
The Kidney & Transplant Symposium (KTS) has been drawing renal professionals together for over ten years, equipping them with solid tools needed to deliver premium care for kidney patients of all ages. The KTS provides quality education and updates in the treatment and management of chronic kidney disease (the 9th leading cause of death nationally and throughout Ohio), as well as other conditions. Related topics include the latest medical advances and best practices in the treatment and care of kidney disease, dialysis, transplantation, and organ donation to help improve patient outcomes.
- Physician Assistants
- Dialysis Technicians
- Social Workers
- Keynote Address on: Advances in Kidney Transplantation: Increasing Donor Kidneys
- Advancing Hemodialysis: What is new?
- Advancing PD: What is new?
- Dialysis Access: Creating novel AV Fistulae
- Dialysis Access: Innovations in AV Grafts
- Breakout sessions on: Learning Examination of Vascular Access and Learning Access Cannulation
- Managing Hostilities in Centers
- Treating Hypertension: New Guidelines
- Heart to Heart: When a dialysis patient has an artificial heart
- Polycystic Kidney Disease: What is on the Horizon?
- Diabetic Nephropathy or Treating Kidney Stones- Ganesh Shidham, MD
- Treating Lupus Nephritis: What is New?
- Kidney Disease and Pregnancy
- AND MORE!
Early bird registration:
$150 (ends 2/16)
Antoinette Greene Tubbs
In support of improving patient care, the National Kidney Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers, Provider #1014, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers maintains responsibility for the program.
Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.