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IMPORTANT 2023 CONFERENCE DATES

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Registration Opens in October
Abstract Submission Opens August 1, 2022
Deadline for Abstracts December 12, 2022
Notification of Abstract Acceptance January 13, 2023
Postmark deadline for Early Bird Registration January 31, 2023
Pre-Registration Fees
February 1 – February 28, 2023
Regular Registration Fees Begin March 1, 2023
Pre-Conference Elective CRRT Workshop Tuesday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Pre-Conference Elective AKI Symposium Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Reception and Poster Presentations Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Plenary and Workshop Sessions Thursday, March 30 – Saturday, April 1, 2023

CONFERENCE DATES AND LOCATION
The inclusive dates for all scientific sessions of the TWENTY EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL AKI & CRRT CONFERENCE (AKI & CRRT 2023) are March 29 – April 1 (Wednesday through Saturday). There will be a pre-conference elective CRRT Workshop held on Tuesday and Wednesday (March 28 & 29) and a pre-conference elective AKI Symposium on Wednesday, March 29. The Conference will be presented in a LIVE IN-PERSON format.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS
We are strongly urging attendees to be vaccinated prior to arriving at the Marriott Marquis San Deigo so we can provide as safe a meeting as possible.
Up-to-date San Diego COVID-19 Information:
https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/coronavirus.html

California Guidelines:
https://covid19.ca.gov/masks-and-ppe/

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
All participants must register and pay the appropriate fee. Conference Registration Fee Includes: Access to all general Plenary Sessions (Tuesday-Thursday), Standard Workshops (Tuesday and Wednesday), Poster and Exhibit Halls, Receptions and CME Certificate. Elective Meet the Experts breakfast roundtables will be available but there is limited seating.

FREE MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE WITH REGISTRATION – Again in 2023!
Register online by March 4 and receive a free Multimedia Package when you stay at the Conference Hotel – a $250 value! Please support the AKI & CRRT Conference and make your hotel reservations within the designated Marriott Marquis San Diego Room Block. Stay for a minimum of 3 nights and you will get access to the conference Multimedia Package (a post-conference review that includes video/audio/slides). This discount is available per room and not per person. Please note that you must make your hotel reservations within the group room block by March 4 to qualify. Additional Hotel Information

 

Early Reg
On or before
Jan. 31, 2023
Pre-Reg
Feb. 1 –
Feb. 28, 2023
Registration
Mar. 1 –
Apr. 1, 2023
Physicians / Other
With Multimedia Package
$770
$1,020
$870
$1,120
$930
$1,180
Physicians In Training*
With Multimedia Package
$570
$820
$670
$920
$715
$965
Nurses
With Multimedia Package
$570
$820
$670
$920
$715
$965
Allied Personnel (Dieticians, Pharmacists)
With Multimedia Package
$570
$820
$670
$920
$715
$965
Industry Professional
With Multimedia Package
$770
$1,020
$870
$1,120
$930
$1,180
*Fellows/Residents – Letter of verification from Department Head required.

AKI SYMPOSIA AND CRRT WORKSHOP FEES

AKI Symposium may be attended without registering for the full conference. An online multimedia review of the AKI Symposium is available.

Early Reg
On or before
Jan. 31, 2023
Pre-Reg
Feb. 1 –
Feb. 28, 2023
Pre-Reg
Mar. 1 –
Apr. 1, 2023
CRRT-Practice Based Learning w/Conference Registration $260 $280 300
AKI SYMPOSIUM w/Conference Registration
Add Multimedia Package
$260
$385
$280
$405
$300
$425
AKI SYMPOSIUM  – Without Conference Registration
Add Multimedia Package
$290
$415
$310
$435
$330
$455

PRE-CONFERENCE CRRT WORKSHOP
This elective workshop will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28 & 29, 2023. Registration is available for an additional fee (subject to change).

Practice Based Learning in CRRT: The Science and the Art
This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and understanding for decision making for the effective utilization of CRRT to manage critically ill patients. The workshop will utilize case based discussions to illustrate the underlying concepts for application of CRRT. Delegates will participate in group exercises to apply their learning for the management of complex cases. At the end of this workshop participants will have an improved understanding of how to utilize CRRT for optimizing renal support. A quiz will be administered pre-and post-course for assessment.


PRE-CONFERENCE AKI SYMPOSIUM
This elective symposium will take place on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Registration is available for an additional fee. You may register to attend only this Symposium without attending the full AKI & CRRT Conference.
sponsored by:
The UAB-UCSD O’Brien Core Center for Acute Kidney Injury Research

Changing Paradigms in Acute Kidney Injury:
From Mechanisms to Management

Acute Kidney Injury is a rapidly evolving area where several advances have been made in understanding the mechanisms and pathways of AKI and its effects on other organs. Recent identification of biomarkers has provided new tools and techniques to characterize this disorder. This pre-course workshop will provide a comprehensive review of the most recent developments in the field and describe emerging knowledge from basic and translational research. Results from clinical trials will be discussed to define the best strategies for effective management of patients and define the criteria for future studies.

MEET THE EXPERT
Seating is Limited. These elective breakfast sessions (choose from 2 on Thur., Fri., & Sat.) allow participants to meet and interact with internationally renowned experts in an informal roundtable session. This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions, learn how these experts manage patients, get guidance for projects and network. These sessions are available for an additional fee of $60.00.

INDUSTRY SESSIONS (Optional, Non-CME)
Optional sessions are presented by industry representatives to bring you the latest information from related organizations. These sessions are currently being planned and details will be posted soon.

REGISTRATION AWARDS FOR FELLOWS IN TRAINING, NURSES AND ALLIED PROFESSIONALS 
Fellows in an accredited training program, Nurses and Allied Professionals who submit a poster abstract to be presented at the CRRT Conference may be eligible to apply for Registration Awards for the conference. Sponsorship for the awards is currently being sought and will be announced soon. Awards will be based on the quality and relevance of the research as judged by the abstract review committee. Recipients are required to be present at the Poster Sessions.

IMPORTANT NOTICE RE:  Credit Claiming Deadlines & Certificate Issuance
Certificates will be issued digitally after Speaker Evaluations and Overall Surveys are completed. Surveys are accessible after logging in starting the first day of the conference with the email address and password you submitted during registration. The link to access the surveys will be posted on this webpage. Please complete the surveys by April 24, 2023 (deadline to claim credit/evaluation close).

CONFERENCE LEARNER OBJECTIVES
The AKI & CRRT conference provides a comprehensive review of advances in clinical care, research and technology in critical care medicine with a focus on the kidney and renal support techniques. The conference is designed to facilitate interdisciplinary interactions among caregivers involved in the management of patients in intensive care units. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists and other allied personnel from industry have opportunities to learn from each other. The conference utilizes a combination of invited lectures; case based small group workshops, debates, hands on interactive and simulation based workshops. Attendees have an opportunity to interact with the faculty through focused panel discussions and symposia.

At the end of this conference attendees should be able to:

1. Describe the recent advances in the pathophysiology and management of critically ill patients with a focus on sepsis, multi-organ failure, infections, lung and kidney injury in different settings.
2. Discuss the best ways to identify, treat and follow up patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) resulting from different causes utilizing biomarkers, imaging and lab studies and applying educational tools to  raise awareness of AKI.
3. Describe the principles and practice of renal replacement techniques including CRRT, IHD and plasma exchange and demonstrate how to setup and use these techniques for managing critically ill patients.

ACCREDITATION
This activity will be planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). More information regarding CME credit will post soon.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Several sources of information were utilized to identify the practice gaps prompting this educational conference. These include literature review of multiple publications in Pubmed, publications from the American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, published KDIGO and European Best Practice and NICE guidelines and feedback from participants and faculty at prior CRRT conferences and discussions with the organizing committee.

TARGET AUDIENCE
The CRRT target audience includes: MD/DOs, NP/PA/Nurses, Dieticians, Industry, Pharmacists, Residents and Fellows. Specialties include: Anesthesiology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Family & Preventive Medicine, Geriatrics, and Internal Medicine.

Disclosure Statement:
It is the policy of University of California San Diego Continuing Medical Education to ensure that the content of accredited continuing education and related materials is accurate, balanced, objective, and scientifically justified. Education must be free of the influence or control of ineligible companies, and protect learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias.  All persons in a position to control the content of accredited education must disclose all financial relationships held with ineligible companies, prior to assuming a role in the activity. Those relationships deemed relevant to the education, are mitigated prior to the activity through one of the following strategies: 1) divesting the financial relationship, 2) altering the individual’s control over content, and/or 3) validating the content through independent peer review. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the activity. Activities are evaluated by participants and peer reviewers to determine if the content was free of bias and met acceptable scientific standards. This information is considered in future activity planning.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency:
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient’s primary language. Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources can be found on the UC San Diego CME website (cme.ucsd.edu).

CANCELLATION POLICY
If your registration must be cancelled, your fee, less $100 U.S. for administrative costs, will be refunded upon your written request. No refunds will be made after March 12, 2023. Allow 6-8 weeks for refund.

CONFERENCE OFFICE/INFORMATION
RES Seminars
4425 Cass Street, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92109

Email: crrt@res-inc.com
Tel: 858-272-1018
Fax: 858-272-7687

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