PHYSICIANS ONLY Nephrology for the Practicing Physician

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This program will benefit physicians and advanced practitioners specializing in internal medicine, family medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, hemotology, oncology, emergency medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Registration/Dinner 5:30 p.m.
Program 5:45 p.m.

AGENDA

Moderated by:
STEVEN C. COHEN, DO
Mercer Kidney Institute

5:45 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
STEVEN C. COHEN, DO

6 p.m.
Clearing the Confusion: Contrast and the Kidney
ASHER HUSSAIN, MD
Mercer Kidney Institute
Trenton, NJ

7 p.m.
Diagnosis and Management of
Common Infections in ESRD Patients
MARC WHITMAN, MD
Capital Health – Infectious Disease Specialists
Trenton, NJ

8 p.m.
Impact of CKD in Cardiovascular Risk
DAVID PAI, MD
Mercer Kidney Institute
Trenton, NJ

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the effects of contrast dye on kidney function
  • Review recommendations regarding the use of contrast in CKD/ESRD
  • Explain the rationale of post contrast dialysis in ESRD patients
  • Review epidemiology of CKD and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Identify challenges in the management of patients with CKD and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Discuss treatment strategies for patients with CKD and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Describe the diagnosis and management of peritoneal dialysis peritonitis
  • Review hemodialysis vascular device infections
  • Explain the appropriate use of antibiotics in the febrile hemodialysis patient

ACCREDITATION

Capital Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Capital Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

REGISTRATION

There is no fee for this continuing education class. Registration is required by May 23, 2019.

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