Comparison of Subjective Global Assessment and Protein Energy Wasting Score to Nutrition Evaluations Conducted by Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Identifying Protein Energy Wasting Risk in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

  • Compare the 7-point subjective global assessment (SGA) and the protein energy wasting (PEW) score with nutrition evaluations conducted by registered dietitian nutritionists in identifying PEW risk in stage 5 chronic kidney disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis.

Target Audience

  • Registered Dietitians (RDs)
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs)
  • Nutriton and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (NDTRs)
  • Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs)
CE Information:

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

Method of Participation:

All NKF-CRN members receive a subscription to the JRN in addition to their print subscription, can access articles online. To start an exercise, follow these steps:

  1. Select "Continue"
  2. Navigate to the "Article" tab
  3. Read the article's course page and navigate to the "Take the Test" tab
  4. Take the test and click the submit button
  5. Once you have successfully passed the test, you will be prompted to download your certificate.  You can print and/or save your certificate as a PDF.  Your certificate will also be available on your PERC transcript within your account settings.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
09/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/01/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/01/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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