CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention
This 3-hour CME/CE symposium focuses on the unique role that primary care practitioners (PCPs) play in managing CKD patients. The burden of CKD to the population, modifiable CKD risk factors, screening methods, and interpretation of test results will be discussed. The use of GFR and albuminuria in CKD detection will also be covered. Evidence-based treatment recommendations and management plans for CKD will be presented. This program will also address the need for timely referral to nephrologists, in addition to the importance of patient education and counseling. Case-based questions are also included.
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- Physician Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
- Other clinicians who care for people with CKD
- Identify timely testing and intervention strategies in patients at-risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD).
- Explain appropriate clinical measures to manage risk and increase patient safety in CKD.
- Recognize co-management and referral of patients to nephrology specialists, when appropriate, in order to improve outcomes in CKD.
- Describe suitable screening tools, such as GFR and ACR for proper utilization in clinical practice related to the diagnosis and monitoring of CKD.
- Define and classify CKD, based on GFR and albuminuria categories, in order to guide appropriate treatment approaches.
- Recognize evidence-based management strategies that will help delay CKD progression in at-risk patients and improve outcomes.
- Describe treatment options for renal replacement therapy to improve awareness and understanding.
- Explain evidence-based strategies to manage patients with kidney failure in need of renal replacement therapy to improve outcomes.
- Discuss management of patients receiving dialysis or living with a kidney transplant, from a primary care perspective.
|2:00pm - 2:30pm||Registration/Exhibits|
|2:30pm - 2:40pm||Welcome/Opening Remarks|
|2:40pm - 3:40pm|
CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention
|3:40pm - 3:55pm||Break/Exhibits|
|3:55pm - 4:55pm||CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention|
A PCP’s Guide to CKD Detection and Delaying Progression
Carol Kirila, DO; Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Yolanda Thompson-Martin, DNP, RN, ANP-C; Kidney Associates of Kansas City
|4:55pm - 5:10pm||Break/Exhibits|
|5:10pm - 6:10pm||CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention|
Renal Replacement Therapy: What the PCP Needs to Know
Aditi Gupta, MD; University of Kansas Medical Center (Speaker and Moderator)
Reem Mustafa, MD, MPH, PhD, FACP; Truman Medical Center (Panelist)
Daniel Murillo, MD; Research Medical Center (Panelist)
Melissa Bensouda; DST Systems (Patient Panelist)
Rita McGuire; KU Medical Center (Patient Panelist)
|6:10pm - 6:15pm|
Accreditation/Designation of Credit Information:
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The National Kidney Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention, with a begin date of 03/31/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.0 Prescribed and 0.0 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
This program is approved for 3.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.53 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 16022120.
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 3.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 0.53 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).
Method of Participation:
Participants will attend the live symposia and submit an online evaluation. Participants will be able to download their certificate upon completion of the online evaluation. Credits will be awarded based on sessions attended.
A room block has been reserved for out-of-town guests for Thursday, September 8 at a rate of $99 + tax, at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites located at 10920 Nall Avenue Overland Park, KS 62211. Contact the hotel directly at 913-312-0900 and reference the National Kidney Foundation Block or use the Internet Group Code: NKF if booking online.
This activity may receive support, in part, by educational grants from industry. At this time a complete listing of commercial supporters is not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.
Thank you to our sponsors: DCI and Fresenius
For more information, contact:
913.262.1551 ext. 473
- 3.00 AAFP Prescribed Credits
- 3.00 AANP Contact Hours
- 0.53 AANP Pharmacology
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
- 3.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
- 0.53 ANCC Pharmacology
- 3.00 Attendance