Practical CKD Knowledge for the Primary Care Practitioner: A Case-Based Workshop

Boston, MA US
April 30, 2016
Practical CKD Knowledge for the Primary Care Clinician

Learn How to More Effectively Manage your Chronic Kidney Disease Patient

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the burden chronic kidney disease (CKD) in terms of prevalence and poor outcomes so clinicians can integrate appropriate clinical measures for patient management to increase patient safety and improve patient outcomes.
  • Identify appropriate screening methods for CKD in at-risk populations for timely identification of these diseases, in an effort to prevent or slow complications.
  • Discuss evidence-based treatment recommendations for kidney failure (dialysis and transplant) in patients whose CKD has progressed, from a primary care perspective.

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Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
CME/CE Information:


The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for a maxiumum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Family Physician

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

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 4.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioner

This program is pending approval with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live symposia and submit an online evaluation. Participants will be able to download their certificate upon completion of the online evaluation.  

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 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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AAFP Prescribed Credits
  • 4.75 AANP Contact Hours
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/30/2016 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
04/30/2016 - 1:00pm
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115
United States

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AAFP Prescribed Credits
  • 4.75 AANP Contact Hours
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.75 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 4.75 Attendance


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