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Kidney Week

Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined: Accreditation, CME, CNE, CPE, MOC

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 Healthcare Professionals

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Nephrology 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.

Continuing Education Credits for Annual Meeting (October 22 - December 4, 2020)

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT - PHYSICIANS

The American Society of Nephrology designates this blended learning activity for a maximum of 75.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT - NURSES

This CE activity is approved for 75.0 ANCC contact hours.

ACPE CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT - PHARMACISTS

This activity has been approved for 75.0 contact hours.

AAPA/NCCPA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 75.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points

The Kidney Week Annual Meeting offers MOC points for ABIM Diplomates with the completion of a reflective statement and commitment-to-change questions in this activity's evaluation.

ABIM MOC STATEMENT

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 75.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

STATEMENT FROM ABIM

This course has been developed as an original and independent educational offering based on the public ABIM examination blueprint and is not approved or endorsed by ABIM. In accordance with ABIM policy, no ABIM Board members have been involved in the development of this course. ASN cannot guarantee that attending this course will result in passing the ABIM examination.

Continuing Education Credits for Early Programs

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

DEADLINE TO CLAIM CE CREDITS AND MOC POINTS

December 30, 2020