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Saturday, November 16, 2013
3201 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435
The Primary Care Strategies for Kidney Disease symposia will update the busy health care professional on methods of identification and intervention to delay the progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Primary care practitioners from all over Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa will be invited to hear experts on different topics concerning CKD.
7:30am-8:00am - Registration, breakfast, exhibits and welcome
8:00am-8:30am - Care for a Living Kidney Donor - Junaid Syed, MD, Avera Nephrology Sioux Falls
8:30am-9:00am - Impact of Diet and Nutrition on CKD - Mary Wolff, RD, CSR, LD, DaVita
9:00am-9:30am - Racial Disparities in CKD - Saugar Maripuri, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center
9:30am-9:45am - Break and exhibits
9:45am-10:15am - Hypertension Guideline Update - Paul Drawz, MD, University of Minnesota
10:15am-11:15am - Interdisciplinary Care Panel Discussion - Deb Mielke, MD, Fairview; Sandra Snell, RN, Care Coordinator, Fairview Brooklyn Park; Allyson Schlichte, Pharm D, Fairview Pharmacy; Allyson Hart, MN, University of Minnesota; Gene Dickey, Transplant Recipient
11:15am-11:30am - Break and exhibits
11:30am-12:00pm - Renal Manifestations of Systemic Diseases - Randa El Husseini, MD - HealthPartners
12:00pm-12:30pm - Insurance, Bundling, Reimbursement, Medicare/Medicaid - Patrick LaCombe, Optum
12:30pm-1:00pm - Cardiorenal Syndrome - John Gray, MD, Kidney Specialists of Minnesota
1:00pm-1:30pm - Q&A, closing comments, evaluations
Join us on Saturday, November 16, 2013 for a CME/CE Symposia at the Westin Galleria located at 3201 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435 from 7:30AM-1:30PM (CST). Click here for directions to the hotel
Pricing is as follows which includes breakfast, snacks, CME/CE credits and wireless internet access:
Early Bird Registration: $25 (must be received by September 12, 2013)
Regular Registration: $40 (must be received by October 31, 2013)
Late/On-Site Registration: $55 (received on/after November 1st or day of registration)
***For those outside the Twin Cities area*** Please join us as a virtual attendee via webinar. Registration is $50 and will include access to the day-of website.
A block of rooms have been set aside for anyone requiring hotel accommodations and any out-of-towners interested in joining us. Please contact the Westin Hotel directly at 952.567.5000 and let them know you are with the National Kidney Foundation group to receive the event rate.
Target Audience: Physicians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists.
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
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)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
This program will be submitted to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Attendance at the entire knowledge-based program and completion of the program evaluation are pre-requisites for receiving continuing education credit.
Please contact Kristin Bellows at KristinB@Kidney.org or by phone at 651.636.7300 for more information or if you would like to sponsor this event.
Astellas, Fresenius Medical Care, Mar Cor Purification, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
American Regent, InterMed Consultants, Ltd; Minnesota Vascular Surgery Center
Avera Transplant Institute
This course may receive support, in part, by educational grants from industry. At this time, a complete listing of commercial supporters is not available. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.