The Annual Update in Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation is a two-day symposium designed to update participants on a range of nephrology topics relevant to current medical practice. Through a combination of lectures, literature review, and case-based presentations, this symposium will deliver up-to-date and cutting edge information that can be directly integrated into clinical practice.
Hani M. Wadei, M.D.
Ivan E. Porter, II, M.D.
Physicians and Scientists
Residents, Fellows, PA, NP, & Allied Health
Nursing Session (Saturday Only)
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 16.50 credits of AOA Category 2-A.
CEPTC and Nursing
This program has been approved by the American Board for Transplant Certification for 9.0 CEPTC units and 9.0 Nursing Continuing Education units by the Florida Department of Health.
Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
This course is intended for the all members of the nephrology community and will be of interest to nephrologists, nephrology trainees, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, primary care physicians and other specialists who participate in the care of patients with kidney disorders and kidney and/or pancreas transplants.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- List new practice changing developments in nephrology, hypertension and transplantation
- Summarize the current clinical practice guidelines for nephrology
- Recognize the complex clinical presentations of patients with renal disorders
- Discuss current therapies for renal disorders
- Discuss recent advances and changes in clinical practice of nephrology and hypertension
- Describe treatment and pathophysiological relationships of renal diseases
- Discuss current challenges in the kidney transplant field
- Update on the current status of pancreas transplantation
- Discuss recent legislative changes and career challenges facing allied health staff