Nephrology Essentials for the Advanced Practitioners

This conference is designed for the Advanced Practitioner to help evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with renal disease. Topics range from chronic kidney disease, anemia management, renal access, PKD, transplant and renal emergencies. All topics are presented by practitioners and physicians specializing in nephrology.

The 2014 program will be held October 10, 2014.   Online REGISTRATION   download 2014 Programpdf button

  Double Tree Hotel
808 South 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35205

REGISTRATION FEE:    $25.00 per person    [Fees are non-refundable]

Registration by Mail:

Please download the program details and fill the form. Mail this form and payment to :
Katrina Moore,

UAB Division of Nephrology,
638 Tinsley Harrison Towers,
1900 University Blvd, South,
Birmingham, AL 35294-0007

You can also fax this completed form to  FAX NO.: 205-996-5858 or  
by calling Katrina Moore at 205-975-7583.

·To advance the knowledge of health care providers involved in the care of patients with kidney disease.
·To provide a didactic program directed at relevant topics impacting the progression of chronic kidney disease.

Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN): 7.6
ABN Pharmacology: 3.4
ANCC:  6.33

ANCC Pharmacology: 2.83

Partial credit will not be given.  You must attend the entire day to obtain credit.  Alabama nurses will need to scan their nursing licenses to obtain credit.

UAB Hospital's Nursing Continuing Education Department is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider Number: ABNP0055, Expiration date: June 1, 2017).

UAB Hospital’s department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, and accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (Provider Number: 5-69, Expiration date: June 1, 2017).




7:00 - 8:00

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00– 8:15


Dana Rizk, MD

Lisa L. Farris, DNP, CRNP

8:15 - 9:15

JNC 8 Implications For Nephrology

Eric Judd, MD

9:15 - 10:15

Complex Management Issues In Diabetic Nephropathy

Emmy Bell, MD

10:15 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:00

Peritoneal Dialysis—Adapting  and Expanding the Modality

Eric Wallace, MD

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 2:00

Transitional Care in CKD to ESRD

Timmy Lee, MD

2:00 - 3:00

Intersection of  Kidney  and Pulmonary Disease

DeNay Kirkpatrick, DNP, CRNP

3:00 - 3:10


3:10 - 4:10

Approaching the Management of CKD in Primary Care

Beverly Barlett, CRNP

4:10 - 4:30