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Journal of Renal Nutrition CPE Program
Earn CPEU's by reading select articles from the Journal of Renal Nutrition (JRN)! 
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** See program for all credit information
Depression and Chronic Disease
This activity aims to improve participants understanding of the impact depression and diabetes diagnoses have on CKD and ESRD as comorbidities.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Kopple Award Presentation: Patient-Centered Approaches in Renal Nutrition: Challenges and Opportunities
This activity aims to improve the learner’s ability to identify patient needs and develop programs to best serve the patient population. Participants will review cultural awareness, practices to improve patient education, health literacy, and partnership building practices.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Patient Safety
Credits** 1.5
Data, Discussions, Decisions, Dying: Strategies for Supporting Dialysis Patients at End of Life
This activity will enhance the dialysis social worker’s abilities to work with the CKD patient and their families discussing the all too important topic of End-of-Life (EoL) care.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
What’s New in Diabetic Kidney Disease
The purpose of this activity is to discuss the pathophysiology and natural history of diabetic kidney disease, the novel drugs used to treat hyperkalemia and evaluate their appropriate use, and the mechanism of action of novel drugs under study for treating diabetic kidney disease.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
Credits** 1.5
Potassium from Baths to Binders: How Does This Change Our Practice?
This activity will break down potassium for its learners. It will start how the body regulates potassium in a healthy person vs in the dialysis patient.  Hyperkalemia and why it is a major issue will be explained, as well as dietary recommendations and restrictions.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5
What’s New in Diabetes Management?
There has been a recent explosion of new diabetes medications on the market. How do these fit into the “old” scheme of diabetes management in the presence of underlying kidney disease?
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
Content area(s)
  • Diabetes
  • Pharmacology
Credits** 1.5
Motivational Interviewing in Dialysis Adherence Study
Motivational interviewing (MI) has been consistently demonstrated to be associated with positive outcomes in a variety of health domains and with a wide array of patient populations.
Target audience
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Transition of Care in ESRD: Teens to Adults
Transition to adult care is a challenge for the entire healthcare team and for many different reasons. It requires time, patience, attention to detail, sensitivity to fears, and a focus on positive outcomes.
Target audience
  • Dietitian
  • Social Worker
Content area(s)
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
  • Psychosocial
Credits** 1.5
Protein Nitrogen Balance and Adequacy
This activity will cover a wide array of issues regarding protein nitrogen balance and adequacy. The relationship between protein intake and urea nitrogen appearance will be discussed, as well as the clinical and nutritional implications of urea kinetics and dialysis adequacy.  
Target audience
  • Dietitian
Content area(s)
  • Dialysis
  • Nutrition
  • Other topic
Credits** 1.5

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