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Gut Microbiome
Healthy adults have 100 trillion bacteria in the gut alone! This activity will inform learners about the relationship between gut microbiome, inflammation, and CKD. Diet, as well as the role of prebiotics and probiotics will be discussed using current research.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Strategies for Managing Persons with Dementia during Treatment
With the aging of our general population and patients living longer, dementia among some CKD patients is inevitable.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
How I Teach My Patients about Depression
The prevalence of major depressive disorder in individuals with kidney disease, specifically those on dialysis is significantly higher than the general population.
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
The Challenge of Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients with Non-Dialysis-Chronic Kidney Disease (ND-CKD)
Managing iron deficiency can reduce the severity of anemia in patients with ND-CKD. Considerations for treating iron deficiency include improving iron stores to maintain acceptable levels of serum hemoglobin.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Anemia
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Calcimimetics for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: Something Old, Something New
Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is a frequently encountered complication in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This activity provides the most recent understanding of the pathophysiologic connections between SHPT and CKD-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD).
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Management of Hepatitis C in Late-Stage CKD Patients: Who, How, and When to Treat?
This activity will focus on evidence-based data regarding the management of hepatitis C infection (HCV) in late-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD). It reviews the pathophysiology of HCV infection and its association with kidney failure.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Kidney and Cardiovascular Connections: Cardiorenal Syndrome and Albuminuria
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the interplay between the kidney and the cardiovascular system in two disease states: heart failure and proteinuria.  Learning Objectives: After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Conservative Care
This activity will review principles of conservative management for chronic kidney disease, including elements of advance care planning, and how to apply these to representative cases of these individuals.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
Wearable Artificial Kidney and Other New Treatment Options
This activity will include a unique insight from one of two research sites for testing the new Wearable Artificial Kidney technology. Participants will learn an overview of the technology, how the trials have gone and other future treatment research being done at the site.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
A Whole New World for Nephrology Social Work
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to expand their practice beyond micro clinical services to higher objectives of macro development to forward their personal goals and those of their profession.  Social workers will learn to utilize existing resources and skills to advocate fo
Target audience
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5

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