Date: Thursday, April 25 & Friday, April 26 2019

Time: 7 am – 5:30 pm

Place: OBLATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY 285 OBLATE DR SAN ANTONIO, TX 78216

Register at TxKidney.org

 

Mission/Objective:

To inform the healthcare community with the latest in renal research and education and Continuing Education for Physician Assistants/Nurses/Case Managers/Dietitians/Social Workers/Technicians.

Theme

Kidney Precision Medicine: The Foundation of Renal Innovation, Patient Empowerment and Better

Healthcare Management Keynote Speaker

Robert A. Star, M.D. with NIH (Confirmed)

  • 2 days
  • 16 CEU’s
  • 400+ attendees
  • Breakfast Lunch & Snacks included
  • 14 informative breakout session topics
  • Nationally known Keynote and breakout speakers

 

Drafted Agenda 2019

Wednesday, April 24

3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Early Registration

Thursday, April 25th Day 1

Speaker 7:00 – 7:45 Registration/Exhibit Hall/Posters

7:45 – 8:00 Welcome/Announcements

8:00 – 9:00 KPMP and his research as it relates to prevention and early detection – Dr. Kumar Sharma

9:00 – 10:00 Robert A. Star, M.D. with NIH

10:00 – 10:30 Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

10:30 – 11:30  JOSEPH NESPRAL, MD, CPTC Chief Executive Officer Texas Organ Sharing Alliance

11:30 – 12:30     Lunch

Posters

Annual Meeting with awards

12:30 – 1:30 – Xenotransplantation and Kidney X Possible Speaker – Dr. Bingaman (Methodist)

1:30 – 2:30 – Nursing Percutaneous Access Development – noninvasive fistula placement Speaker: Dr. Rajeev Narayan (Confirmed)

2:30 – 3:00 Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

3:00 – 4:00 Innovations in Diabetes/Dr Dukes

4:00 – 5:00 TBD

5:00 – 5:30 Evaluations

Friday, April 26th Day 2

7:00 – 7:45 Registration/Exhibit Hall/Posters

7:45 – 8:00 Welcome/Announcements

8:00 – 9:00 JENNIFER MILTON, BSN, MBA, CCTC Director of Transplant Services at the University Transplant Center, a partnership of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University Health System. (Confirmed)

9:00 – 10:00 Dr. Richard Gibney is a nephrologist in Waco, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor Scott and White Medical Center-Hillcrest

10:00 – 10:30 Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters (Tentative)

10:30 – 11:30 Network 14 – Changes in state, ICAP, QIP Ms Javoszia Sterling or Betrice Williams  (Tentative)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. New Drugs that are for CKD of all stages/ New drugs to improve quality of life – Valtisa/Iron Binders– Dr. Vashi Broumand (Confirmed)

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Afternoon Break

3 p.m. – 3:30 Latest Research and News about Peritoneal Dialysis – Keeping your patient motivated

Dr. Carlos Zem (Tentative)

3:40-4 p.m. Dialysis and Resources for Undocumented Immigrants – Dallas Compassionate Care Program, University Hospital Program  Theresa De La Haya and Jamie Wilson (Confirmed)

4-4:30 Dietitian Topic: – Dietary acid reduction with fruits and vegetables or sodium bicarbonate reduces kidney injury in individuals with moderately reduced GFR due to hypertensive nephropathy –

Dr. Donald Wessen (Confirmed)

5:00 – 5:30 Evaluations & Certificates

Symposium Registration

PHYSICIANS ASSISTANTS AND NURSE PRACTITIONERS

  • Both Sessions-$155 After April 12 $165
    • April 25th only-$125 After April 12 $135
    • April 26th only-$125 After April 12 $135

NURSES, DIETITIANS, AND SOCIAL WORKERS

  • Both Sessions-$135 After April 12 $145
    • April 25 only-$120 After April 12 $130
    • April 26 only-$120 After April 12 $130

TECHNICIANS

  • Both Sessions-$110 After April 12 $120
    • April 25th only-$95 After April 12 $105
    • April 26th only-$95 After April 12 $105

OTHER ATTENDEES

  • Both Sessions-$80 After April 12  $90
    • April 25 only-$70 After April 12  $80
    • April 26 only-$70 After April 12 $80

If your registration goes through, you will receive an immediate confirmation message.

Exhibitor Application LINK to register & pay

Poster Submissions

The TKF Spring Symposium planning committee welcomes poster submissions on topics related to nephrology for our upcoming Spring Symposium, April 25-26, 2019 in San Antonio. Authors are welcome to submit more than one poster.  Posters will be scored/judged by a panel of nephrologists and renal nurses.