PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 


The 2018 Alberta Kidney Days Conference will focus on the theme of Connections Across the Care Continuum. 

Alberta Kidney Days aims to provide learning, networking and knowledge translation opportunities that promote connections across the care continuum and align with renal care priorities of the nephrology, primary care and allied healthcare communities.  Over 300 primary care physicians, specialists, nurses, social workers, biomedical technicians and staff from NARP and SARP are expected to attend.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 12.25 hours (credits are automatically calculated). 

This program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Alberta Chapter.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After attending in Alberta Kidney Days 2018, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and differentiate between key benefits of different approaches to managing kidney patients, including conservative kidney management and hemodialysis
  •  Identify techniques and approaches that can be used to optimize in-home therapies for renal patients
  • Describe the role of living donor kidney transplant in renal treatment, and be able to reply to common myths and challenges associated with finding living donors
  • Evaluate when renal patients can be managed in the primary care setting and when specialist referral or treatment is recommended, to better optimize renal care
  • Explain techniques that can be used to provide supportive care both for kidney patients and care providers

EVALUATIONS

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 12.25 hours (credits are automatically calculated). 

 

The evaluations have now been closed. If have not received a certificate of attendance, please contact albertakidneydays@buksa.com

 

PRESENTATIONS

Friday Presentations

Saturday Presentations