Management of Comorbid Conditions

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity you will be better able to:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of CKD and the recommended nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management
  • Design a treatment plan for managing diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease in ESRD for a given patient case.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 0.75 AANP Pharmacology
  • 0.75 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/08/2017
Course expires: 
12/08/2019
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Katie E. Cardone, PharmD, BCACP, FNKF, FASN, FCCP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice 
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 
Albany, NY 12208
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 
Nurse Practitioner
Founder, Metabolic Medicine Associates
King George, Virginia
Disclosure: Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP receives honoraria from being on an advisory board at Novo Nordisk.  

Planning Committee Disclosures

Deborah Brommage, MS, RD, CSR, CDN
Senior Scientific Director
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

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

Kathryn Troy
Professional Education Coordinator 
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.

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.


 

Nurses

Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 0.75 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).

Pharmacist

This application-based enduring activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number 0620-0000-17-042-H01-P, for 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs). The activity is available for credit through December 8, 2019. 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 ACPE 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.

Nurse Practitioner 

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.75 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17112919. 

This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 0.75 AANP Pharmacology
  • 0.75 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/08/2017
Course expires: 
12/08/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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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.