Nephrology Update 2018 | Northcentral Technical College

Nephrology Update 2018

Thursday May 10, 2018 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Center for Health Sciences, Northcentral Technical College
Join Northcentral Technical College, ANNA #304, and the National Kidney Foundation for an engaging day of renal continuing education! Join us at this conference to learn from regional experts in the field and experience the latest and greatest technology in the vendor exhibition hall.  This conference is intended to enhance safety practices and increase staff knowledge of care of the ESRD patient by involving the dialysis team, patient caregivers, and the patient. This conference will be beneficial for patient care technicians, nephrology nurses, social workers, renal dietitians and full time students engaged in healthcare training programs.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration / Breakfast (provided) / Vendors
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote
Kidney Transplant Options - Neetika Garg, MD, Transplant Nephrologist, UW Health Transplant Program, Madison WI
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break / Vendor / Networking
10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Morning Breakout
  • Session A: Vascular Access: Teaching Your Patients How to be Advocates for Their Lifelines, Rod Luther, BSE, CCHT, Vascular Access Coordinator, Upper Midwest Region, Fresenius Kidney Care
  • Session B: Dealing with Depression, Meliisa Fry, MSW, NSW-C, Social Worker, Mile Bluff Medical Center
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Keynote
Legal Aspects Within the Care of ESRD Patients, Ahmed Malik, MD, Nephrologist, Milwaukee Nephrologists
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided by AMGEN)
1:30 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Afternoon Breakout
  • Session A: Water ABCs, John Fetzer, BBA, Total Water
  • Session B: Eye Care, Jill Dillon, OD, Optometrist, Marshfield Clinic - Wisconsin Rapids
2:25 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Keynote
Vascular Access: The Basics and Beyond, Ralph Fairchild, MD, Vascular Surgeon, Surgical Associates
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Evals / Wrap Up


$75 ANNA members, $85 non-ANNA members, $50 Student Rate (must be enrolled in at least 12 credits)

CEU Information

6.5 ANNA approved and/or social work CEUs

Location Information

Center for Health Sciences, Northcentral Technical College 1000 W Campus Dr, Wausau WI