BECOME A MEMBER (IT'S FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME) & GAIN INSTANT ACCESS TO:

  1. Online CME Modules. Access online ACCME-Accredited Learning platform  with 15 foundational modules focused on various aspects of dialysis access. It's the first and only comprehensive, accredited online training program for dialysis access delivered by world-renowned experts. Learn what you want, when you want from modules covering the full spectrum of dialysis access education. Review CME Modules in detail

  2. Online Community. Chat with colleagues, participate in discussions with subject matter experts, utilize the dialysis access resource library, and post images, videos and documents to share with others. Gain perspectives from all different specialties that serve the same patient population from around the world.

  3. Perfect Adjunct to Live Meetings. Education and collaboration opportunities that serve as an adjunct to live meetings as you interact with diverse international specialties.

  4. Numerous Resources: Dialysis access resource library, webcasts, articles, interviews, expert opinions, and more!

 

 

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM MEMBERSHIP?

Membership is ideal for medical professionals, academics/professors, researchers, facility directors, students, industry product representatives - anyone involved in the dialysis access industry. 

Medical specialties include: Surgery, Transplant, Nephrology, Radiology, and Interventionalists. Material is also appropriate for nurses and technologists.

GROW

Earn CME credits through 15 ACCME-accredited modules on various topics related to dialysis access.

CONNECT

Connect with colleagues working with dialysis. Ask questions. Get advice. Share cases. 

LEARN

Dialysis access resource library, webcasts, articles, interviews, expert opinions, and more!

 

ONLINE CME MODULES OFFERED:

Kidney Academy currently offers 5 online ACCME-Accredited CME Modules, and will soon be offering 15 CME modules. Modules contain text developed by faculty experts in dialysis access, extensive links to publications, videos, and detailed images. Modules also contain in-depth and cutting-edge downloadable PDF resources to keep. 

Modules provide the freedom you need. Modules are independent and stand alone, and can be completed in any order. Choose modules that are of most interest or necessity to you. All modules are self-paced. Complete the training at your own pace, in your own space. Once the module is launched, you may start it and stop it as often as you wish

 

When complete, Kidney Academy will offer 15 modules covering the full spectrum of dialysis access education:

 
 

AUDIENCE

Who is the Kidney Academy membership appropriate for?

Membership is ideal for medical professionals, academics/professors, researchers, facility directors, students, industry product representatives - anyone involved in the dialysis access industry. 

Medical specialties include: Surgery, Transplant, Nephrology, Radiology, and Interventionalists. Material is also appropriate for nurses and technologists.

FEES & PAYMENT

How much does membership cost?

Membership is FREE for a limited time! Special discounts for certain society memberships may also apply.

How much do the modules cost?

CME access is only $150 per online module ($50 per CME Credit Hour). Each module is accredited for 3 CMEs (3 hours). We currently have 15 modules that are updated annually. More learning opportunities, including webinars, are being developed now and will be available soon

Module 8: Dialysis Access Steal Syndrome is available free of charge.

Payment methods: Major credit cards are accepted.

ONLINE CME MODULES

What do the modules contain?

Modules contain: Text developed by faculty experts in dialysis access, extensive links to publications, videos, and detailed images. Modules cover 15 dialysis access topics. Modules also contain in-depth and cutting-edge downloadable PDF resources to keep.When complete, Kidney Academy will have 15 modules covering the full spectrum of dialysis access education:


1. Renal Replacement Therapies Integrated: The Global Perspective
2. Physical Examination
3. Dialysis Access Algorithms
4. Native AV fistula
5. Grafts
6. Peritoneal Dialysis
7. Thoracic Central Vein Obstruction (TCVO)
8. Hand Ischemia: Dialysis Access Steal Syndrome
9. Radiation Safety
10. Vascular Access Aneurysms
11. Complex Dialysis Access Case Reports
12. ICD-10 coding (for US audience)
13. Dialysis Access Catheters
14. Cannulation and Dialysis Delivery
15. Ultrasound in Dialysis Access

How many CMEs will I earn per modules?

Each module is accredited for 3 CMEs (3 hours). (Please note: International students should inquire with their own accrediting organization for credit transfer.)

Can I pick and choose the modules to complete?

Yes! Modules are independent and stand alone, and can be completed in any order. Choose modules that are of most interest or necessity to you. 

Are the modules accredited?

Yes! All modules are accredited by ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). (Please note: International students should inquire with their own accrediting organization for credit transfer.) 

How often are modules updated?

All modules are updated on an annual basis to maintain ACCME-accredited status.

How long do I have to complete the module?

All modules are self-paced. Complete the training at your own pace, in your own space. Once the module is launched, you may start it and stop it as often as you wish. Gain instant access to the trainings upon module payment ($150 per online module) with total access time lasting one year. 

What languages are the modules available in?

Only English is offered at this point in time.

Do I need any special equipment for the modules?

You will simply need a regular personal computer or laptop with an internet connection. (Tablets and phones are not recommended as they may be too small to clearly see text/video/images.)

Required Hardware / Software
A computer with an internet connection. Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser. Other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.

What happens upon completion of a training?

Upon successful completion (defined as a 70% passing of a post-test), a digital PDF of the CME certificate will be awarded (which can be downloaded or printed).

OTHER QUESTIONS

Cancellations & annual membership renewal

Details posted soon

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