Inaugural Jefferson Renal Update Symposium

Philadelphia, PA US
September 23, 2017


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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem that needs to be managed in its early stages in order to prevent its development or slow its progression.

This inaugural course will examine disease burden, recommendations for assessment and management, clinical practice guidelines, clinical trials, new therapies, areas of uncertainty and future challenges of this disease. 

Through didactic lectures, case presentations, and panel discussions, the following topics will be explored:

  • CKD Management and Transition to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant: What the General Practitioner Needs to Know
  • Post Kidney Transplant Complications: Infection and Malignancy
  • Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

This course is designed for practicing physicians, nurses/nurse practitioners, hospitalists, residents, fellows, and allied health professionals specializing in nephrology, internal medicine, family medicine, and general practice.

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Additonal Upcoming Learning Opportunities

National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) Annual Fall Conference
October 18 - 21, 2017 - Austin, TX

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week
October 31 - November 5, 2017 - New Orleans, LA

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.50 AAFP
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/23/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/23/2017 - 2:30pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States


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All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Inaugural Jefferson Renal Update Symposium, with a beginning date of 09/23/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  5.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 5.25 contact hours of accredited education.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.25 Attendance
  • 5.50 AAFP

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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  • Pre-registration ends Thursday, September 21, 2017. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, September 8, 2017. See full refund policy

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Practicing Physician$150
Nurse / Nurse Practitioner$95
Other Healthcare Professional$95
Non-Jefferson Resident or Fellow$60
Jefferson, Methodist, Abington, Aria, Kennedy - Faculty & Staff$60