Diabetes: Treatment and CKD

May 9, 2019

The purpose of this interdisciplinary session is to enhance the knowledge base of learner regarding the interactions of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) including ways to slow/stop progression of CKD as well as the importance of early and timely referral to nephrology.  Better understand the importance of interdisciplinary communication and its role in optimizing patient outcomes and engagement in the treatment of DM and how this impacts the progression of CKD.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Dialysis Technicians 
Activity Information:

Thursday, May 9 from 8am to 9:30am Eastern Time. 

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live webinar and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the webinar to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Identify effective methods to slow or prevent further progression of CKD in diabetic patients
  • Acquire practical knowledge on nutritional and supplemental approaches for patients with diabetes and CKD
  • Understand  the relationship between DM and CKD and how various DM treatments can impact renal function
  • Identify common challenges patients face when being treated for diabetes and CKD
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 1.50 IPCE (Interprofessional Continuing Education)
Course opens: 
02/22/2019
Course expires: 
06/09/2019
Event starts: 
05/09/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/09/2019 - 9:30am
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Faculty Disclosures

Sylvia Rosas, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA
Disclosure: Research Awards: Janssen, Bayer and Ironwood

Carolyn Cochran, RDN, LD, MS, CDE
Sr. Clinical Dietitian
Dallas Nephrology Associates
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Ivey Dennen
CT
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Becky Ness, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Mayo Clinic Health System SW Region
Cleveland, MN
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Mark Perazella, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Danielle Nathan, MA
Senior Director, Professional Education
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Professional Education Manager
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Declaration of Disclosure:

It is the policy of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. Any individual who has control over CME/CE content is required to disclose to learners prior to the activity any relevant financial relationship(s) they may have with commercial interests supporting this activity or whose products or devices are discussed in this activity.  

If, on the basis of information disclosed, a perceived conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on NKF's Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Unlabeled/Investigational Use:

During their presentations, faculty may discuss an unlabeled use or an investigational use not approved for a commercial product. Each faculty member is required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.

In support of improving patient care, the National Kidney Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioner, Nurse and Dialysis Technician

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pharmacist

This knowledge-based enduring activity has been assigned Universal Activity Number (unique to each activity), for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). To receive credit, learners must read the activity overview, learning objectives and faculty disclosures, complete the pre-test, review the content, complete the post-test with a minimum score of 70% (post-test may be taken up to 3 times) and electronic activity evaluation. An NABP eProfile ID and date of birth in MMDD format are prerequisites for receiving continuing pharmacy education credits. All credit awarded to participants must be uploaded to CPE Monitor™ within 30 days of the activity date, so pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are required to provide their e-Profile ID and date of birth (MMDD) at the time of the activity.  Please contact cmeinfo@kidney.org if you do not see activity information listed in your profile within 30 days.  For more information and to set up your e-Profile visit: www.MyCPEmonitor.net.

Physician Assistant 

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and 1.5 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.  

Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Dietitian

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.5 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.



 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points
  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
  • 1.50 IPCE (Interprofessional Continuing Education)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/22/2019
Course expires: 
06/09/2019

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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Disclaimer:

The faculty and National Kidney Foundation (NKF) do not recommend the use of any pharmaceutical, diagnostic test, or device outside of the labeled indications as approved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Information contained in this NKF educational resource is based upon current data available at the time of publication. Information is intended to help clinicians become aware of new scientific findings and developments.  This NKF educational resource is not intended to set out a preferred standard of care and should not be construed as one. Neither should the information be interpreted as prescribing an exclusive course of management.

Variations in practice will inevitably and appropriately occur when clinicians take into account the needs of individual patients, available resources, and limitations unique to an institution or type of practice. Every healthcare professional making use of information in this NKF educational resource is responsible for interpreting the data as it pertains to clinical decision making in each individual patient.

Required Hardware/software

System requirements can be found here.

Contact Information:

For any questions concerning this activity, please send an email to CMEinfo@kidney.org or call NKF at 1-800-622-9010.

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For additional professional education resources, contact NKF at 1-800-622-9010 or visit https://www.kidney.org/professionals