4th Annual Current Issues in the Care of Dialysis and Transplant Patients 2017


Date & Location
Saturday, October 7, 2017 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM   Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, Washington, DC

Specialties
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Surgery

Overview
This one-day educational symposium will examine kidney and pancreas transplantation with a special emphasis on the multidisciplinary approach in pre and post transplant care.The conference will provide updates on clinical trials in kidney transplantation and immunosuppressive therapies,review measures that
could enable live kidney transplantation, offer insight on complex post-transplant issues with focus on specific population subsets deemed higher risk such as patients with HIV infection, HCV infection, patients with preformed anti-HLA antibodies, higher BMI, and individuals at risk of medical non-adherence. Additionally, the course will discuss avenues to explore advances in immunosuppression to enable a patient specific individualized approach to minimize the risk of post-transplant complications.

Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;
Registration
Physician: $50
Resident/Fellow: $25
Advanced Practice Clinician: $25
Nurse/Allied Health Professional: $25
Social Worker: $25
Nutritionist/Dietitian: $25

Accreditation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend a Category 1 CME certified activity can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record in order to document the courses attended and the hours obtained.

For Social Workers
An application has been made to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Metro DC Chapter for continuing education credits.

For Nutritionists and Dietitians
An application has been made to Commission on Dietetic Registration for continuing education credits.