Professional EventsInterdisciplinary Nephrology Conference

interdisciplinary nephrology conference

October 28, 2019

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook

Oak Brook, IL

pushing the field forward

education drives progress

Hosted 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), the Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference is an opportunity for dietitians, nurses, social workers and other renal professionals to connect with colleagues, participate in interactive educational workshops, and visit with corporate exhibitors.

 

Now in its 19th year, this annual symposium is a highlight of the NKFI's professional development calendar. The day begins with a group breakfast, a set of presentations, and visits from corporate exhibitors. Following lunch, attendees will attend in-depth salons, hear from experts, and take part in a series of small breakout sessions and discussions. Previous conference topics have included:

 

  • Information about new medicine

  • Professional mental health

  • Ethics and patient care

  • Dialysis and cardiac health

  • Nutrition and kidney health

  • Caring for the chronically ill

  • New technology and advancements in treatment

  • Working with economically disadvantaged patients 

In addition to the day's educational programming, the Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference is also an opportunity for all participating councils to conduct their annual meetings. The conference also offers the following continuing education credits:

 

  • Nurses & Technicians: 5.25 contact hours 

  • Social Workers: 5 contact/clock hours*

  • Dietitians: 6 continuing education credits

*NOTE: Please consult your governing rules to determine if appropriate subject matter criteria will apply towards credit hours.  Questions?  Please call the Continuing Education Institute of Illinois, 773-930-3200

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

For More Information

 

Please contact the NKFI's Director of Programs, Rachel DePauw

email: rdepauw@nkfi.org  |  phone: (312) 321 - 1500  x 258

 

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ticket information

  • Early-Bird Tickets:  $75 (available through September 20)

  • Regular Tickets:  $85 (available September 21 - October 14)

  • Last-Call Tickets:  $100 (available October 15 - day of; as available)

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location & agenda

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook

The Interdisciplinary Nephrology Conference is a day-long affair hosted just outside Chicago in the village of Oak Brook, Illinois.

  

PROGRAM

Monday, October 28, 2019

8:00am - 3:00pm

 

LOCATION

1401 West 22nd Street

Oak Brook, IL 60523

PRESENTATION MATERIALS, 2019:

 Cannabis Use in CKD Patients

Mark Hashim, MD

Implicit Bias in Healthcare

Jason Washburn, MD

Updates in Renal Replacement Home Therapies

Kristen Martin Uebel, MBA, MM, HEA, BSN, RN, CNN

Jennifer Langs, RN

Working with LGBTQ Patients

Cecelia Teresa Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL

Kidney Paired Donation

Joe Sinacore

Oral Sorbents for Uremic Toxins

Steve Ash, MD

AGENDA:

morning presentations

 

8:00am: Exhibits, Continental Breakfast, Registration

8:30am: Welcome

8:45am: Cannabis Use in CKD Patients | Mark Hashim, MD

9:45am: Implicit Bias in Healthcare | Jason Washburn, MD

 

  • 10:45am: Break & Visit Exhibitors

  

11:15am: Updates in Renal Replacement Home Therapies | Kristin Martin Uebel, MBA, MM, HEA, BSN, RN, CNN and Jennifer Langs, RN

  

  • 12:15pm: Break & Visit Exhibitors 

        Lunch & Council Business Meetings

AGENDA:

afternoon presentations

 

1:00pm: Breakout Session 1

  • Nurses: Working with Muslim Patients | Rosie Duivenbode, MD

  • Dietitians: Getting to the Heart of Malnutrition | Eileen Moore, CNSC, RD, LD

  • Social Workers: Working with LGBTQ Patients | Cecelia Teresa Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL

2:00pm: Breakout Session 2

  • Nurses: Kidney Paired Donation | Joe Sinacore

  • Dietitians: Oral Sorbents for Uremic Toxins | Steve Ash, MD

  • Social Workers: Working with Muslim Patients | Rosie Duivenbode, MD

 

Agenda is subject to change

 
 

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