Webinar: Gout and CKD: Risks and Management

August 19, 2021

Gout attacks can cause significant pain and life disruptions. But did you know that elevated uric acid levels are also associated with chronic kidney disease? Reductions in GFR make hyperuricemia nearly invariable. Treatment of gout attacks in a CKD patient can also be challenging. We will review uric acid level interpretations, therapy options and how to manage gout in CKD.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Dieticians

Registration Discounts

Purchase 6 courses in the series to receive 5% off with the code MN5%21
Purchase all 12 courses in the series to receive 10% off with the code MN10%21

Method of Participation:

Learners will review the materials on accreditation information, target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure information; complete the pre-test; review the video content; complete the post-test (minimum score of 70% required; learners will only have 3 attempts to pass the post-test) and evaluation to successfully earn credit.

Learning Objectives

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

  • TBD

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
12/07/2020
Course expires: 
10/19/2021
Event starts: 
08/19/2021 - 11:45am
Event ends: 
08/19/2021 - 12:45pm
Cost:
$30.00
Rating: 
0
Agenda 

Time    

Topic

Speaker 

11:45am-12pm Networking and Exhibitor Booths 
12pm-1pmGout and CKD: Risks and Management

TBD

1pm-1:30pmNetworking and Exhibitor Booths

 


 
Faculty Disclosures

TBD

Planning Committee Disclosures

Caitlin Grosshauser, MPH, CPH
Program Manager
National Kidney Foundation
St. Paul, MN
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Mallory Olson
Executive Director
National Kidney Foundation
St. Paul, MN
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Jessica Joseph, MBA
Senior Vice President, Scientific Activities
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Senior Continuing Medical 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.

ACCREDITATION/DESIGNATION OF CREDIT STATEMENTS:

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nurse Practitioner

Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pharmacist

This knowledge-based enduring activity has been assigned Universal Activity Number (unique to each activity), for 1.0 contact hours (0.XX 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 

National Kidney Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 CDR CPEUs

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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