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Advanced Practitioner Program

This program will provide attendees with the latest information, updates on relevant practice guidelines, and provide the AP with tools to directly impact management of the nephrology patient along the continuum of renal disease. So, whether this is your first SCM or your 10th, the Advanced Practitioner Program will provide you with the most up-to-date information that can be readily integrated into your practice and improve your knowledge base and confidence in any practice setting.



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To improve patient outcomes by enhancing Advanced Practitioners' knowledge base and skills that will have a direct impact on clinical practice in a variety of settings.


Physician Assistants

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category I Credit(s) TM from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 30.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioners

This program is approved for 30.5 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 10.43 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1501064. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

Pre-conference Course Credits/Contact Hours Pharmacology Contact Hours Program ID
Basics of Chronic Kidney Disease 4.0 0.6 1501017
Basics of Hemodialysis 3.75 0.17 1501048
Basics of Peritoneal Dialysis 3.75 0 1501047
Critical Care in Nephrology – Part 1 4.25 1.3 1501018
Critical Care in Nephrology – Part 2 4.25 1.5 1501040
Kidney Transplantation 2015 7.75 2.0 1501006
Integrated Hemodialysis/Peritoneal Dialysis 8.0 2.5 1501016
CKD Management Along the Continuum: FromPredialysisto Policy 7.3 0.3 1501060
Glomerular Diseases: Updates on Pathogenesis and Treatment 8.5 3.6 1501035