Welcome to the Professional Education Resource Center (PERC) 

This resource center is designed for professionals committed to continuing their education and improving patient outcomes. Here you will find activities on an array of carefully selected topics given by renowned faculty.

Check back for new courses regularly!     


Most Popular Activities

This program, developed in partnership with the Lupus Research Alliance, aims to help healthcare providers gain a better understanding of the pathogenesis of SLE, diagnosis and assessment of SLE, and opportunities for treatment. The three-part program is accredited for a total of 1.0 credit and the target audience includes: Physicians, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Take this activity here!

Supported by an educational grant from Glaxo SmithKline LLC

Please note: You will need one of the following to participate in the program: Amazon Alexa Device or Alexa App, Google Play or Windows 10



Most Popular Activities

Acute rejection is an ongoing challenge in kidney transplantation and may impact long-term allograft survival. This activity discusses the pathophysiology and impact of acute allograft rejection in kidney transplantation. Current diagnostic modalities, and the latest research on novel noninvasive biomarker assays are reviewed. Take it today here!


Most Popular Activities

Hyperkalemia is a common electrolyte disturbance in patients with advanced stages of CKD and those on dialysis, and it is associated with poor clinical outcomes. This program will provide an overview of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of hyperkalemia in different patient populations, with special emphasis on the unique characteristics of potassium homeostasis in patients on chronic maintenance hemodialysis. Take it today!

Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca



Most Popular Activities

This program aims to improve the understanding of pathophysiologic mechanisms associated with anemia in CKD and the application of current treatment modalities and the emerging therapies for the better outcome of anemia patients with CKD. Take the activity here!

Supported by an educational grant from Akebia Therapeutics and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.



Most Popular Activities

This program addresses the pathophysiology and management of patients with ADPKD, with a focus on slowing disease progression through improved prognostication and risk assessment.  The most recent evidence on genotyping and assessment techniques used to mitigate progression to kidney failure are reviewed, as well as updated guidance on the most effective treatment strategies. Take the activity here!

Supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.


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CME Program Mission Statement

The mission of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Continuing Education (CE) Program is to assist members of the interprofessional healthcare team in nephrology and other specialties impacted by kidney disease in their pursuit of life-long learning toward providing high quality healthcare. See More…

CME Program Accreditation

NKF has been granted Joint Accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide accredited continuing education for the healthcare team.

NKF is also accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) as a provider of continuing education for dieticians and socials workers.