HDCN free zone registration is required.
Peter DeOreo, MD|
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University,
Richard Benner, CWSIII
Corporate Account Manager
MAR COR PURIFICATION
Thomas Golper, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Director, Home Dialysis Program
Nashville, TN USA
Dennis L Ross MD
Kanas Nephrology Physicians
The live program on which this Web-based educational activity is based was supported by educational grants from Fresenius Medical Care, Dialysis Centers Inc, Baxter Healthcare, and Amgen. No industry funding was provided for support of the Web-based program.
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||Nurses and dialysis technicians, please
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This educational activity is an audio recording with accompanying slides of a live presentation
held September 14,15, 2012, in Chicago, IL. Continuing medical education credit will be awarded to
physicians who successfully complete this activity with a score of 75% or better on the post-test and return an evaluation.
Participation should take approximately 3.0 hours. The same number of continuing education contact hours will be awarded to nurses and dialysis technicians who fulfill these guidelines.
To complete this activity and receive credit, the participant should listen to the talks, scroll down to review the accompanying slides, review the PubMed abstracts of the linked slides and references, complete the post-test and evaluation, and read the abstracts linked to the post-test feedback section.
Release Date: July 15, 2013
Review/Approval Date: July 15, 2013
Expiration Date: December 31, 2014
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 3.0
CEU Contact hours: 3.0
To complete this educational activity, the user will need Windows (XP or higher) or
Macintosh (version 9.0 or higher) operating software, a connection to the internet with a
28.8 kbps MODEM or better. The computer should have an audio card with speakers.
An audio player is required and either can be downloaded for free per instructions on the individual lecture pages.
Flash 8.0 (from www.adobe.com) is useful but not necessary to see the full-screen slide/audio presentations and the video presentations.
Acrobat Reader is required to print the CME certificate, and this can be download free from www.adobe.com.
For questions regarding CME credit or CEU contact hours, the post-test, or evaluation, please call Medical Education Resources at (303)798-9682 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program will provide an overview of the various techniques of initiating, managing, and survelling vascular access in hemodialysis patients.
Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Describe common problems with water systems and how to deal with them
- Review the barriers to setting up a home hemodialysis program
- Describe optimal patient selection strategies for home hemodialysis
- Describe the economics of home hemodialysis under current payment systems
This program is intended for endocrinologists, nephrologists, general internal medicine, and
other physicians and health care providers who treat patients with diabetes and kidney disease, including nephrology nurses and dialysis technicians.
| ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS:
Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Medical Education Resources designates each enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Each CE activity provides 3 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
Medical Education Resources is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299. This CE activity provides 3 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
| SPEAKER DISCLOSURE STATEMENT and OFF-LABEL USE:
It is the policy of Medical Education Resources that participants in CME or CEU activities should be made aware of any
affiliation of financial interest that may affect the speaker's presentation(s). Each speaker has
completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. The faculty members' relationship will be
disclosed in the course materials.
Moderators John Daugirdas, MD and Madhukar Misra, MD discloses no conflicts of interest.
Richard Benner, CWSIII discloses that he is an employee of Mar Cor Purification.
Peter DeOreo, MD discloses that he is on the Board of Directors of Arbor Research, and is Chief of Medical Affairs and Quality Assurance for the Centers for Dialysis Care.
Thomas Golper, MD discloses that he has no financial conflicts.
Dennis Ross, MD discloses that he is a consultant for Fresenius Medical Care; Speaker's Bureau for Amgen, Lilly, and Novartis; Stockholder in Fresenius and Amgen, and an employee of Kansas Nephrology Physicians.
Medical Education Resources staff involved in the development of this activity have no financial relationships relevant to the content of this activity.
Because this course is meant to educate physicians with what is currently in use and what may be
available in the future, there may be "off-label" use discussed in the presentations. Speakers have
been requested to inform the audience when off-label use is being discussed.
Dr. Ross discusses nocturnal hemodialysis.
Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program. The information presented at this CME / CEU program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, Medical Education Resources. Each participant must use his/her personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted.
Medical Education Resources Policy
is provided by Medical Education Resources. If you register for CME credit or CE contact hours for this educational activity, HDCN will forward relevant personally identifiable information to Medical Education Resources so that we can maintain records concerning credits we issue to you. We may share aggregated data concerning registrations, post-tests, and evaluations on request of our commercial supporter. We will not share any personally identifiable information.
To obtain information on other Medical Education Resource programs, you can access their home page at www.mer.org
The CME policy statements of HDCN are listed on this page.