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
Accreditation/Designation of Credit Information:
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Awarded 3.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 0.53 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).
This Live activity, CKDinform: Early Detection and Prevention, with a begin date of 04/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.0 Prescribed 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 16022107.
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.
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.
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- 3.00 AAFP Prescribed Credits
- 3.00 AANP Contact Hours
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 3.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
- 0.53 AANP Pharmacology
- 0.53 ANCC Pharmacology
- 3.00 Attendance
- 3.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants