Professional Education: Continuing Medical Education Conference

Record attendance of 611 physicians, PA’s, nurses, and other healthcare professionals attending.

The National Kidney Foundation of Utah & Idaho’s annual professional education program is targeted to deliver practice guidelines, materials for implementation, and conferences that put state-of-the-art information about kidney disease and treatment into the hands of healthcare providers.

Kidney Learning Day: A Partnership Between Primary Care and Nephrology

The schedule for the 2018 event is to be announced, below is an example itinerary from the 2016 event.

Where? Doty Family Education Center, Intermountain Medical Center
When? May 18th & 19th, 2016 — 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Conference Program

2:00 Blood Pressure Targets: SPRINT Study Results (1 CME) Alfred K. Cheung, MD
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Prescribing Laws II (1 CME) Suraj Achar, MD
3:00 Pregnancy and the Kidney (1 CME) Adhish K. Agarwal, MD
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Difficult Patient/Doctor Relationships (1 CME) Daniel O’Connell, PhD
4:00 The Evils of uric Acid (1 CME) Harry O. Senekjian, MD
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Anatomy of Medical Errors (1 CME)  Suraj Achar, MD

This educational activity will provide 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Register at: www.intermountainhealthcare.org/cme/kidney2009

Contact: Call 800-869-5277 for further information.

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

The Spring Clinical Meetings are designed to bring you fresh approaches to dealing with difficult clinical issues. The program includes interactive sessions for Nephrologists, Fellows and Residents, Nephrology Nurses and Technicians, Renal and Clinical Dietitians, Nephrology Social Workers, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. All programs are accredited for CME and/or CE credit hours. more information.

The New Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Benefit (Medicare Part D)

Visit www.KidneyDrugCoverage.org for timely, consistent, reliable, and up-to-date information about Medicare and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), specifically for kidney patients and the healthcare professionals involved in their care. more information