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Greater Hartford Nephrology Conference

Friday, January 27, 2017
11:30am – 1:00pm

UConn Health

The Greater Hartford Nephrology Conferences Provided By University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Nephrology

Speaker: Meryem Tuncel, MD, FACP, FASN Associate Professor of Medicine UCONN Health

Title: Renovascular Hypertension

Date: January 27, 2017

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: University of CT Health Center Dept. of Medicine Conference Room L-2094

Target Audience: Nephrologists throughout Connecticut Medical Housestaff/Residents rotating through Nephrology services in Hartford Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut and the University of CT Health Center

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss the most recent data regarding if there is any evidence of a worthwhile clinical benefit from revascularization in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease. 2. Identify the patients who should be tested for renovascular disease. 3. Learn how to individualize the treatment of renovascular hytension.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither, the activity director, planners, nor the speaker, Dr. Tuncel have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Tuncel will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any products.

A light lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The conference will follow starting at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participat


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