Webinar: Pathophysiology, Prevention and Testing

July 16, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a historic public health challenge that continues to expand and evolve. This CME/CE activity is the first of a two-part program that addresses the multiple challenges of COVID-19 in the context of advanced kidney disease. This activity addresses the pathophysiology and impact of COVID-19 as it relates to kidney disease. Issues of testing and risk mitigation will also be discussed.

Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca

THIS WEBINAR HAS CONCLUDED. If you attended the webinar and need to complete your evaluation to download your certificate, you may click "continue". If you missed the webinar, you may view the recording and earn credit by accessing it here.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Family Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Dialysis Technicians
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:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and risk of severe illness among patients with comorbid conditions such as advanced kidney disease
  • Discuss application and challenges of COVID-19 testing, including considerations for advanced kidney disease
  • Discuss prevention measures against COVID-19 in the context of advanced kidney disease
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed Credits
  • 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 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
Course opens: 
07/06/2020
Course expires: 
10/16/2020
Event starts: 
07/16/2020 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
07/16/2020 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Alp Ikizler, MD
Chief of Nephrology and Hypertension
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Disclosure: Abbott, Fresenius Kabi, ISN: Consulting Fees

Jamie Hirsch, MD, MA, MSB
Assistant Professor of Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Great Neck, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Jim Papanikolaw, MA
Senior Scientific Director, Kidney Learning Solutions (KLS)
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
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).

Brianna Burge
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.

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.

Family Physician

This live activity, Advanced Kidney Disease in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Pathophysiology, Prevention and Testing, with a begin date of July 16, 2020 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The activity is available for credit through July 16, 2020.

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse

Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Pharmacist

This knowledge-based enduring activity has been assigned Universal Activity Number JA0004461-0000-20-021-L01-P, for 1.0 contact hours (0.01 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 1.0AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
 

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP Prescribed Credits
  • 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 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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