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Kidney and Cardiovascular Connections: Cardiorenal Syndrome and Albuminuria
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to understand the interplay between the kidney and the cardiovascular system in two disease states: heart failure and proteinuria.  Learning Objectives: After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Nephrology Essentials
Nephrology Essentials is an online synopsis of peer-reviewed, guideline-driven educational series developed by the NKF Council of Advanced Practitioners (NKF/CAP) to address the management of the kidney patient.  
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Anemia
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Electrolytes/Acid-Base
  • Hypertension
  • Mineral and Bone Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
  • Pharmacology
  • Primary Care
  • Professional Development
  • Psychosocial
  • Transplantation
Credits** See program for all credit information
To Dose or Not to Dose?: Poisonings and Medication Safety in CKD
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to be able distinguish safe and potentially toxic medications and substances to the CKD/ESRD population.
Target audience
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
  • Professional Development
Credits** 1.5
To Dialyze or Not to Dialyze? The Great Debate: Use of Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury in the Context of Cirrhosis
Hepatorenal syndrome/acute kidney injury (HRS/AKI) describes the reversible, functional renal impairment that occurs in patients who have advanced liver cirrhosis, arising portal hypertension, and/or those with fulminant hepatic failure.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Update on Clinical Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
This program discusses best practices for evaluating secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in high risk patients, quality and safety measures in national guidelines, and strategies to improve identified performance gaps. Learners will participate in interactive cases. 
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease: Arming Clinicians with Meaningful Solutions
This program addresses the clinical challenge of preventing and treating anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Faculty discuss factors that contribute to the pathogenesis, as well as the symptoms, risks, and outcomes associated with CKD-related anemia.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Anemia
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Chronic Hyperkalemia Management and Outcomes in CKD: Update
Hyperkalemia is one of the most common electrolyte abnormalities in patients with advanced stage CKD and ESRD. Due to its potential to induce malignant arrhythmias, severe hyperkalemia requires immediate intervention.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Winning the War on Severe and Refractory Gout: Evidence-Based Strategies for Nephrology Clinicians
This program will address the clinical challenge of managing refractory Gout. Content will focus on pathophysiologic concepts and their relationship to current strategies for promoting positive outcomes.Supported by an educational grant from Horizon Pharma
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Other topic
  • Pharmacology
  • Primary Care
Credits** 1.5