2013 Virtual Council Meetings



Quality Incentive Program (QIP)


Thursday December 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Continuing Education

Nurses and Technicians: This activity has been submitted to the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association for approval to award contact hours. American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: The Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 1 credit hour of Category I continuing education credit for social workers.

Dietitians:  One (1) Level I Continuing Professional Edcation (CPE) hours have been applied for through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association. 

Event Contact

Heather Cecil 
Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition 


In 2013, the Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition will host a series of educational webinars, which will replace Back to School workshops offered in years past. The 2013 series will consist of 1-hour webinars, most of which will be conducted during lunchtime. Webinars are $25 per facility, per webinar, for continuing education credit. The $25 covers CEs for every participant in the facility.


  • Describe the government's plan for value-based purchasing of medical services
  • Overview of the current and future dialysis clinical/administrative measures being used for provider performance.
  • Explain the function and scope of CROWNWeb data system to support the ESRD program for oversight and quality of care.


Cathleen O'Keefe, RN, JD