Session date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Kidney and Transplant Journal Club is a Medical College of Wisconsin CME accredited event held every Tuesday at 4:00PM.  The intended audience for this conference includes approximately 35 to 50 members of the Division of Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, the Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pahtology.  Attendees include residents, fellows, clinical and research faculty members, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and research assistants.  The Purpose of this conference is to provide attendees with access to cutting edge clinical and basic science research in the fields of clinical nephrology and transplantaton, renal physiology and pharmacology, and renal pathology and immunology

Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 
  • Physicians
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Nurse/Nurse Practitioners
  • Medical Students
Learning objectives: 
  • Understand the spectrum of amyloidoses and related disorders and their relevance in patient management
  • Effectively screen for amyloid, based on presented theoretical background and provided practical advice
  • Recognize potential mimics and pitfalls and how to avoid them
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director
Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Speaker: Maria M. Picken, MD, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

NameCompanyRole
Ehab Saad, MDAmgenPrincipal Investigator
Jeffrey Wesson, MDAfferent PharmaceuticalsConsultant
 ICET, Inc.Consultant

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Tonya Walker
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-9077