Monday, October 30, 2017
The 18th Annual Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference is hosted by the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in partnership with the Illinois Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians (ICNNT), the Illinois Council on Renal Nutrition (ICRN) and the Illinois Council of Nephrology Social Workers (ICNSW).
This event offers an opportunity for all renal professionals to attend a variety of comprehensive workshops, network, and visit with corporate exhibitors. The annual meetings of the councils are also held during the conference.
Additionally, CEUs will be provided for all attendees in each discipline.
The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is to improve the health and well-being of people at risk for or affected by kidney disease through prevention, education and empowerment. If you are interested in getting more involved with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, or if you would like more information on our various professional, patient and fundraising events, please call (312) 321-1500.
Thank you for your dedication to the prevention and treatment of kidney disease!
To see photos from last year's event, visit our Flickr Page.
For more information, please contact Megan Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 321-1500.
Monday, October 30, 2017
8:00 am: Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 3:30 pm: Conference
Early Registration: $65 (price option available through September 28)
Late Registration: $85 (price option available September 29 through October 21)
Last-Minute and On-site Registration: $100 (pending availability)
CEUs will be provided for all attendees in each discipline.
8:00 - 8:30 am Exhibits, Continental Breakfast, Registration
8:30 - 8:45 am Welcome
General Sessions: Salons A-D
8:45 - 9:45 am Care from All Sides: Perspectives from a Patient & Provider Tammy Poma
9:45 -10:45 am Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Its Effect on Bone Mineral Disease Dr. Jose Arruda
10:45 - 11:00 am Break & Visit Exhibitors
11:00 - 12:00 pm Conditions for Coverage Updates Sheri Floramo Korbet
12:00 – 12:15 pm Break & Visit Exhibitors
12:15 - 1:20 pm Lunch and Council Business Meetings
Lunch & Business Meeting Room Assignments:
Salon A: ICNNT – Nurses & Technicians
Salon BCD: ICRN – Dietitians
La Grange: ICNSW – Social Workers
Lombard: Speakers, Exhibitors, Staff & Volunteers
1:20 – 1:30 pm Break & Visit Exhibitors
Interdisciplinary Breakout Sessions: ICNNT – Nurses & Technicians
1:30 - 2:30 pm Association of Niacin on Phosphate Control in Advanced-Stage CKD Patients Dr. Nicholas Burge
2:30 - 3:30 pm Infection Control Maureen Bolon
Salon BCD – ICRN – Dietitians
1:30 - 2:30 pm Successfully Changing Patients’ Behavior Laura Koller, MS, MSEd, RD, LDN, CDE
2:30 - 3:30 pm Association of Niacin on Phosphate Control in Advanced-Stage CKD Patients Dr. Nicholas Burge
LaGrange Room – ICNSW – Social Workers
1:30 - 2:30 pm Self-Care for the Social Worker Lorette Lavine, LCSW
2:30 - 3:30 pm Illegal Coping Methods: Substance Abuse in ESRD Patients Daniel O’Brien, LCSW
This program is made possible each year through input and support from many generous sponsors and exhibitors. For more information on available opportunities, please contact Megan Craig at email@example.com or (312) 321-1500.