CiDA 2017  | NOVEMBER 9-10, 2017

SoDA 2017 | NOVEMBER 8, 2017

The Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA

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2017 Accreditation Information

 

CiDA disclosures

 

soDA DISCLOSURES

 

CiDA Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Assess ways to improve training in order to make sound clinical decisions.
  • Recognize the benefits of effective communication in a multidisciplinary team setting to advance the care of dialysis patients.
  • Analyze the benefits and drawbacks of different dialysis options for patients who need renal replacement.
  • Identify risks and benefits of peritoneal and hemodialysis.
  • Compare nontraditional approaches for arteriovenous access intervention.
  • Determine how best to make clinical decisions for patients with central vein obstruction.
  • Discuss factors that contribute to patient safety during dialysis access surgery and catheter-based intervention.

  

SoDA Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the role and value of simulation in training for dialysis access.
  • Explain the use and benefits of ultrasound vascular mapping for selection of optimal hemodialysis access surgical success.
  • Demonstrate how to perform hemodialysis access angiography and angioplasty.
  • Learn the skills of balloon angioplasty and stent placement.
  • Determine what tools to use in surgical and interventional access procedures.
  • Describe various approaches for the treatment of central thoracic vein obstruction.
 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of surgeons, interventional radiologists, nephrologists, and medical staff who care for dialysis access patients.

 

CME Accreditation STATEMENT

Complete Conference Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

CiDA Credit Designation STATEMENT

Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

SoDA Credit Designation STATEMENT

Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Other Credits

For the purpose of recertification, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

UEMS/EACCME CME Credit Recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the UEMS. Under the terms of this agreement the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA.

 

Disclaimer

Complete Conference Management makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

 

Disclosure Policy Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Complete Conference Management must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in a CCM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Complete Conference Management requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.