Kidney Transplantation and Living Donation: What's New and Exciting?

Madison, WI US
June 27, 2019

The purpose of this conference is to enhance clinical knowledge in the field of kidney transplantation and living donation

Target Audience

Conference curriculum has been developed for nephrology and dialysis health professionals including but not limited to physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers, dieticians, and technicians.

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to improve learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties’ areas of patient care and procedural skills, practice based learning and improvement, medical knowledge, and interpersonal and communication skills.

 

This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams/teamwork.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Implement the steps involved in the kidney transplant patient referral process                   
  2. Manage communication opportunities between transplant centers and dialysis centers to improve patient care      
  3. Summarize the kidney transplant evaluation and waitlist process, including the common medical and psychosocial issues encountered                                             
  4. Advance the expanding options and benefits for patients to receive a living donor transplant       
  5. Outline the opportunities for caregivers to support ESRD patients in their search for a living kidney donor                                                               
  6. Connect how frailty and weight correspond to transplant patient outcomes                         
  7. Describe the kidney transplant allocation process for deceased donor organs and the implications for patients
  8. Convey the surgical techniques and challenges with kidney recipient and donor surgeries              
  9. Appreciate the transplant and living donation process from the perspective of patients
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Course opens: 
04/08/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
06/27/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/27/2019 - 3:45pm
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

AM

 

7:15

Registration, Continental Breakfast, View Exhibits

8:00

Welcome
Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS

8:15

Kidney Transplant Referral, Evaluation, and Waitlist Process
Cathy Werwinski, RN, BSN, MSM, CCTC & Amy Elaine Thomas, MSW, CISW

9:15

Frailty and Obesity Assessments
Rebecca Wallschlaeger, MS, RD, CD

9:45

Refreshment Break, View Exhibits

10:00

Medical Issues with Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Fahad Aziz, MD

10:30

Transplant and Dialysis Collaboration: Delayed Graft Function
Brenda Muth, APNP

11:00

Kidney Allocation System
Didier Mandelbrot, MD

11:30

Lunch, View Exhibits, Meet Transplant Faculty and Staff

PM

 

12:30

Exciting Updates in Living Donation
Robert Redfield III, MD, FACS

1:00

Surgical Issues in Kidney Transplant Recipient and Donor Surgery
Robert Redfield III, MD, FACS

1:30

Living Kidney Donation Eligibility and Evaluation
Neetika Garg, MD

2:00

Refreshment Break, View Exhibits

2:15

Top 10 Things to Know about Kidney Transplant Recipients
Arjang Djamali, MD

2:45

Kidney Transplant Recipient and Living Donor Patient Experience Panel
Moderator: Arjang Djamali, MD

3:45

Adjourn

Monona Terrace
One John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703
United States
+1 (608) 261-4000

Conference Attire

Casual attire is appropriate for this conference. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket to the educational activity.

Conference Lodging

For overnight accommodations, please contact hotel directly for room rates and availability. Nearby hotels:                                                                                                             

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-5100
0.1 miles away

Best Western Premier Park Hotel
22 S Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 285-8000
0.2 miles away

AC Hotel by Marriott Madison Downtown
1 N Webster St, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 286-1337
0.4 miles away

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club
1 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-6000
0.4 miles away 
 

 

Travel

Parking Information

Monona Terrace features a State-owned and managed 600-space, automated parking structure available 24/7 and is accessible via West Wilson Street and the eastbound lanes of John Nolen Drive. Acceptable forms of payment for the automated ramp include Master Card, Visa or cash (no coin). Parking meters are also available for parking and can be accessed at the Wilson Street entrance–simply stay to the right as you enter to get to the top level where the meters are located. Parking meters accept quarters, dimes, and nickels. mononaterraceparking.com

Short-term and all-day public parking is provided throughout downtown Madison in various structures and lots. On-street parking is also available for short-term parking in central Madison. See real-time city lot parking availability complete with turn-by-turn instruction.

Bus parking and passenger drop-off is accessible from the Wilson Street entrance to Monona Terrace.

PLANNING COMMITTEE 

Didier Mandelbrot, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine

Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

UW Health

                                                               

Robert R. Redfield III, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation

Department of Surgery

Associate Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

UW Health

                                               

Kathy Schappe, RN, BSN, CCTC

Clinical Transplant Coordinator

UW Health

                                                               

Melissa Schafer, RN, BSN, CCTC

Clinical Transplant Coordinator

UW Health

                                                               

Leah Madden, RN, BSN, CCTC

Clinical Transplant Coordinator

UW Health

                                                               

Mandy McGuire, MHA

Transplant Outreach Manager

UW Health

                                                               

Nick Sodemann, BA

Transplant Outreach Coordinator

UW Health

                                                               

Terese Bailey, BS

Senior Outreach Specialist

Office of Continuing Professional Development
UW School of Medicine and Public Health

PRESENTERS

Fahad Aziz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Arjang Djamali, MD
Head, Division of Nephrology
Professor of Medicine and Surgery
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Neetika Garg, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS
Ray D. Owen Professor and Chair
Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Medical Director, Transplant Service Line
Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Didier Mandelbrot, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Brenda Muth, APNP
Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner, Kidney Transplant
UW Health

Robert R. Redfield III, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Associate Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
UW Health

Amy Elaine Thomas, MSW, CISW
Clinical Transplant Social Worker
UW Health

Rebecca Wallschlaeger, MS, RD, CD
Clinical Nutritionist, Transplant
UW Health

Cathy Werwinski, RN, BSN, MSM, CCTC
Manager, Kidney Transplant
UW Health

POLICY ON DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below.

The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Name of IndividualIndividual's Role
in Activity
Name of Commercial Interest &
Nature of Relationship
Discussion of Unlabeled/
Unaproved uses of drugs/
devices in presentation?
Fahad Aziz, MDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Terese Bailey, BSPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Arjang Djamali, MDPresenter  
Neetika Garg, MDPresenter  
Dixon Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACSPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Leah Madden, RN, BSN, CCTCPlanner  
Didier Mandelbrot, MDPlanner & PresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Amanda McGuire, MHAPlanner  
Brenda Muth, APNPPresenter  
Robert Redfield III, MD, FACSPlanner & PresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseYes
Melissa Schafer, RN, BSN, CCTCPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Kathleen Schappe, RN, BSN, CCTCPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Nicholas Sodemann, BAPlanner  
Amy Thomas, MSW, CISWPresenter  
Rebecca Wallschlaeger, MS, RD, CDPresenter  
Cathy Werwinski, RN, BSN, MSM, CCTCPresenter  

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


 

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 ANCC and Iowa contact hours.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.


Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CETPC)

Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC) have been applied for through the American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC).


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .60 continuing education units (CEUs) or 6.0 hours. 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Course Information

Course opens: 
04/08/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$50.00
Please login or register to take this course.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 20, 2019

The conference fee includes the cost of tuition, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, and a nonrefundable processing fee of $20.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests received at least 96 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.

QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION

Email help@icep.wisc.edu or call 608-262-7226

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. UW Health, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For conference information, please contact Mandy McGuire at 608-265-0275 or amcguire@uwhealth.org.