December 2020 Newsletter
Kidney Academy is Growing!
600 Members. New Content.
New Conversations.
Big Things Happening in 2021!
In early 2021 we will be publishing information about Kidney Academy Leadership, including the Board of Trustees, Clinical Advisory Council, and President's Council. 
MEMBERSHIP

Become a member for FREE to access resources below

Membership is ideal for medical professionals, academics/professors, researchers, facility directors, students, industry product representatives - anyone involved in dialysis access. 
Open to Physicians & Dialysis Access Care Team Members

The Kidney Academy Online Community as well as the CME accreditation supports both physicians and non-physicians. PAs, NPs, and Nurses can submit the other certificates for reciprocity to their respective boards.

Please share this resource with your dialysis access care team members!

We'd love to hear from you!

The Kidney Academy member portal is constantly evolving to better fit our members' needs and adjust during these ever changing times. Use this anonymous suggestion box to tell us your feedback.
  • What specific content / cases / journal articles would you like to see?
  • How would you like to learn and connect? Online chat? Videos? Live small discussion groups?
Case Based Learning on our Member Portal
COMING IN EARLY 2021!

  • TCVO

  • A Lifetime on Dialysis

  • You down with DCB? Yeah you know me!  

  • Aneurysm Revision

  • Flow Reduction

  • One or Two Stage BVT: How to Decide



BECOME A MEMBER then click on DISCUSSIONS > CBL HOME: CASE BASED LEARNING


***SEEKING NEW CASES: Kidney Academy is seeking new cases for our online Case Based Learning (CBL). Please submit brief case description to: cbl@kidneyacademy.com
Exclusive Expert Opinion Presentations on our Member Portal
  • "Home Dialysis" Presenter: Dr. Gerald Beathard, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology & Pathology, Allergy & Clinical Immunology & Interventional Nephrology, Clinical Professor | University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston TX)

  • "History of ASDIN" Presenter: Dr. Gerald Beathard, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology & Pathology, Allergy & Clinical Immunology & Interventional Nephrology, Clinical Professor | University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston TX)

COMING IN EARLY 2021!

  • "Medical Device Approval: FDA Considerations in Evaluating Novel Products Developed for Vascular Access" Presenter: Robert E. Lee, MD, Medical Officer | FDA: US Food & Drug Administration

  • "FDA Resources Available to Help Assure Safe and Effective Medical Device Use in Practice" Presenter: Robert E. Lee, MD, Medical Officer | FDA: US Food & Drug Administration



BECOME A MEMBER then click on DISCUSSIONS > OPEN FORUM
Journal Club on our Member Portal
COMING IN EARLY 2021!

  • A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of Hemodialysis Access Blood Flow Surveillance Compared to Standard of Care: The Hemodialysis Access Surveillance Evaluation (HASE) Study  

  • Analyses of Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistula Geometric Configuration and its Associations with Maturation and Reintervention


BECOME A MEMBER then click on DISCUSSIONS > JOURNAL CLUB

What is Journal Club? A relevant article about dialysis access featured on the Kidney Academy member portal that includes: 
  • An active link to the FULL article.
  • Presentation overview of the article.
  • Deep dive into the implications of this data with the author.
  • Online discussion.
75% Savings on All Online CME Modules
Kidney Academy offers the first and only comprehensive, accredited online training program for dialysis access delivered by world-renowned experts.

  • Module 2: Physical Examination of Hemodialysis Access

  • Module 4: Native Vein Arteriovenous Fistulae for Dialysis Access

  • Module 5: (COMING FEBUARY!) Arteriovenous Grafts for Dialysis

  • Module 6: (COMING JANUARY!) Peritoneal Dialysis

  • Module 8: (FREE ACCESS!) Hand Ischemia: Dialysis Access Steal Syndrome

  • Module 9: Radiation Safety

  • Module 11: Case Reports

  • Module 12: CPT and ICD-10 Diagnostic Coding for Dialysis Access

  • Plus 7 more modules that are currently under production!


BECOME A MEMBER then click on LEARN: CME MODULES, use code gift75 at checkout (expires 12/31/20)
Take Advantage of our December Special Offers!
FREE MEMBERSHIP

75% OFF ALL CME MODULES
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Free Access to 3-credit Online CME: 

Become A Member & Access Everything Below:
Kidney Academy is a non-profit 501c3 mission driven organization aimed to deliver education and collaboration to the global multi-specialty dialysis access clinical community through a virtual platform and producing numerous original resources.

Kidney Academy Members Gain Instant Access To:

  • Accredited online ACCME accredited learning modules

  • Colleagues from around the world: We have over 40 countries represented in our membership base already!

  • Case Based Learning: Access our member-produced case presentations & online discussions.

  • Journal Club: Access full articles, exclusive video presentations & online discussions.

  • Original Resources: Our Exclusive Expert Opinion Videos | Dialysis Access Library | Exhibitor Hall | Dialysis Related Meetings, Societies, Publications and more!
Thank you to the following companies for their educational grant support to make Kidney Academy possible:
Learn. Connect. Grow.
Kidney Academy, a non-profit entity dedicated to the global dialysis access community, provides an online platform that delivers accredited training and education and offers a forum for collaboration and idea sharing for this community.