Please Pass the Salt – or Not? Debate on Sodium Intake

April 12, 2018

This activity will consist of talk by a dietitian regarding how best to quantify the amount of sodium eaten in a day, followed by a debate by two experts in the field of hypertension.  This lecture and debate will highlight issues and conflicting evidence regarding sodium intake and blood pressure and how these relate to cardiovascular outcomes. 

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Dialysis Technicians
 
Activity Information:

Thursday, April 12th from 4 - 5:30PM Central 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

  • Describe strategies that can be used to recognize sources of dietary sodium and to manage daily sodium intake
  • Critique the strength of the evidence in support of population-wide sodium reduction strategies in relation to blood pressure and other clinical outcomes
  • Formulate an informed opinion about optimal sodium intake 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/12/2018
Event starts: 
04/12/2018 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
04/12/2018 - 5:30pm
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Faculty Disclosures

Mary Patricia Willms, MS, RD, RN, CDE
Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
Fresenius Kidney Care
Espanola, NM
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine with Joint Appointments in Epidemiology, International Health and Nursing
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Ellicott City, MD
Disclosure: Payment for chapter: Up To Date

Michael Alderman
Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Retired
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Lawrence Weisberg, MD, FNKF
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology, CMSRU
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ
Disclosure: Consulting fee: PLC Medical, Inc.

Harold Szerlip, MD, FNKF
Director, Nephrology Division; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Honoraria: Astute Medical; Consulting Fees: LaJolla Pharmaceuticals, Zs Pharma, Amarin

Tara Chang, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Disclosure: Consulting Fees: Janssen; Consulting Fees, Travel: Fresenius

Swapnil Hiremath, MD, MPH, FASN
Assistant Professor
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario
Disclosure: Research grant support (to institute): GE Healthcare (self)

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).

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.


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 and Dialysis Technician

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

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.

This activity is available for credit through April 12, 2018.

Pharmacist

This application-based enduring activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number JA0004461-0000-18-005-L04-P for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs). The activity is available for credit through April 12, 2018. 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/12/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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