Navigating to Calmer Seas: AKI from Hospital to Outpatient Setting

This session will address the increased risks of AKI in older adults and the affect this has on morbidity. Expert faculty will address the complex needs of this population to avoid re-hospitalization and improve patient outcomes once they are discharged.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
Method of Participation:

Learners will review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information; participate in the entire self-study consisting of slides and audio; complete the pre-test; complete the post-test (minimum score of 70% required) and evaluation to successfully earn credit.  The estimated time for completion is 1.5 hours. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.  

If you participated in the live symposium Navigating to Calmer Seas: AKI from Hospital to Outpatient Setting on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 and claimed credit, you should not claim credit for this endured activity.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss risks for Contrast-Associated AKI
  • Describe strategies for AKI prevention of Contrast-Associated AKI
  • Explore optimal strategies for the management or dialysis for AKI in the outpatient setting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.58 AANP Pharmacology
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
Course opens: 
11/15/2017
Course expires: 
11/15/2019
Cost:
$35.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures:

Paul Palevsky, MD
Chief, Renal Section (VA) & Professor of Medicine 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA       
Disclosure:
The speaker received a consulting fee from Baxter in the subject of Acute Kidney Injury

Planning Committee Disclosures:
Darlene Dobkowski, PA-C, RN
Physician Assistant
Holy Name Medical Center
Teaneck, NJ
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Debra Hain, PhD, APRN, ANP, GNP
Associate Professor/Nurse Practitioner
Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland Clinic
Coconut Creek, FL
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

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

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

Nathalie Harden
Director, CME
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 online CME/CE for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    Physician Assistant

    AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

    The activity is available for credit through November 15, 2019.

    Nurse Practitioner

    This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.58 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17102880.

    This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. 
    The activity is available for credit through November 15, 2019.

    Available Credit

    • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
    • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 0.58 AANP Pharmacology
    • 1.50 Attendance
    • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    11/15/2017
    Course expires: 
    11/15/2019

    Price

    Cost:
    $35.00
    Please login or register for a PERC account to take this course.
    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.

    To view NKF privacy and confidentiality policy as it relates to CME/CE activity, please visit http://www.kidney.org/

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