Kidney Week 2018: Accreditation and CME

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will have increased their knowledge in the field of nephrology and will be able to:

  • Identify recent discoveries in basic, translational, and clinical research in nephrology;
  • Construct new research questions based on updated scientific and clinical advances in nephrology-related disciplines; and
  • Translate recent advances in the areas of general nephrology, dialysis, transplantation, and hypertension into new standards and approaches to clinical care of patients with kidney diseases and related disorders.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Researchers
  • Medical and Other Trainees—Including medical students, residents, graduate students, post-docs, and fellows
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Other Health Care Professionals

CME Credit—Annual Meeting (October 25 - 28)

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ASN designates this live activity (Annual Meeting) for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 28.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

CNE and CPE Credit—Annual Meeting

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and the American Society of Nephrology. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.

This activity is awarded up to 28.0 ANCC contact hours and 28.0 contact hours of pharmacy education credit.

Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME, CNE, and CPE Credit—Early Programs (October 23 - 24)

Each Early Program offers CME credits. Select Early Programs offer CNE or CPE credits. Please check each Early Program listing for more information.

How to Claim Credits

  1. Go to www.asn-online.org/cme and login. If you need your login information, please contact 202-640-4660
  2. Click the ASN CME Center button (in the left-hand column).
  3. Click Enter Activity for the Early Program and/or Annual Meeting.
  4. Read all introductory information. The left-hand side contains a To Do List. Click and complete the Demographics & General Evaluations, then the Speaker Evaluations.
  5. If you have a physician, nursing or pharmacy designation, click the Claim Your Credits link, check the Attestation Statement box, and enter the number of credits commensurate with the extent of your participation in the activity (if applicable).
  6. You can now Print Your Certificate from the To Do List

Deadline to Claim Credit

November 30, 2018