Welcome to the Professional Education Resource Center (PERC) 

This resource center is designed for professionals committed to continuing their education and improving patient outcomes. Here you will find activities on an array of carefully selected topics given by renowned faculty.

Check back for new courses regularly!     

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Hyperkalemia is a disease with multiple causes and is associated with serious adverse outcomes. This activity describes the main causes of hyperkalemia and associated risk with kidney disease. Appropriate management of acute and chronic hyperkalemia will also be addressed. The safety and efficacy of new potassium binders used to treat chronic hyperkalemia is also discussed. Take this activity here! 

Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. 


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This activity will provide practical guidance for early detection of ADPKD and will examine the clinical evidence for targeted therapy, including newest data on tolvaptan, a selective vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, for the treatment of ADPKD.  Take it today here! 

Supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc


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This activity addresses the clinical challenge of treating anemia in CKD. Content focuses on CKD-related anemia and cardiovascular risk. The program also reviews benefits and limitations of current treatment options and explore emerging strategies for treating anemia in CKD.

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Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): The Impact of Anemia

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Participants will immediately apply what is learned during this interactive case-based activity. The faculty focuses on cases to target patients who have HCV infection and CKD and promote patient centric measures. This is the second part of a two-part series. It is highly suggested to complete part one first. You can find that here

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Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie. 

Hepatitis C in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: Addressing the High-Risk Patient

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Expert faculty address the growing and burdensome problem of severe and refractory gout, including pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment in the setting chronic kidney disease (CKD).  Take this course today here! 

Supported by an educational grant from Horizon Pharma

Meeting the Challenge of Severe and Refractory Gout: A Clinical Update on an Increasingly Prevalent Disease

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CME Program Mission Statement

The mission of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Continuing Education (CE) Program is to assist members of the interprofessional healthcare team in nephrology and other specialties impacted by kidney disease in their pursuit of life-long learning toward providing high quality healthcare. See More…

CME Program Accreditation

NKF has been granted Joint Accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide accredited continuing education for the healthcare team.

NKF is also accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) as a provider of continuing education for dieticians and socials workers.