Kidney Care Strategies: A Symposium for PCPs and the Multidisciplinary Team

Minneapolis, MN US
November 10, 2018

This activity will update primary care providers and other health professionals on best practices and updated recommendations for caring for patients with chronic kidney disease in the primary care setting and strategies for multidisciplinary collaboration.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Family Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
Activity Information:

Saturday, November 10 from 9:00am to 3:30pm.  

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live symposia and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the event to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 5.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 5.50 Attendance
  • 5.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 5.50 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/10/2018 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/10/2018 - 3:30pm




Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)

RD Breakouts-


Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)

CNSW Breakouts

Speaker (include affiliation, city, state)



Milind Junghare, MD


 GFR, Proteinuria, and When to Refer to Nephrology

Alec Otteman, MD, Associated Nephrology, Maplewood, MN

KDOQI Nutrition Guideline Updates

Rachael Majorowicz, RDN, LD, FNKF Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Depression: Beyond the Diagnosis and Moving Toward Recovery

Mark Meier, MSW, LCSW

Face It Foundation, Minneapolis, MN


Goals for Hypertension: What Should our Target Be?

Mirna Boumitri, MD, University of Minnesota Physicians Minneapolis MN

Influences on Appetite & Nutrient Intake in CKD 5 Dialysis

Eileen Moore CNSC RD LD,

Pentec Health,

Glen Mills, PA

Substance Use Disorders: What, When & How

Carrie Kappel RN, LADC,

Hazelden Foundation, 

St. Paul, MN


Renal Nutrition for the PCP     

Mary Wolff, RD, LD Davita Healthcare Partners, St. Paul, MN

Nutrition Focused Physical Exam

Britta Brown, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Hennepin Healthcare Minneapolis, MN




Diabetes Treatment in CKD, a Focus on Newer Medications

Tyler Drake, MD
Minneapolis VA Medical Center

Minneapolis, MN


Bone Mineral Metabolism for the PCP

Keith Eidman, DO

Hennepin Healthcare

Minneapolis, MN




Motivational interviewing with CKD Patients

Joni Seitzer, MSW, LICSW

Davita Healthcare Partners,

Mankato, MN


Patient Centered Care and CKD treatment options

Bjorg Thorsteinsdottir, MD Mayo Health System, Rochester, MN


Closing Comments

Milind Junghare, MD

Be The Match
500 N 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy

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 any relevant financial relationship(s) they or their family members 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 conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on established policies by NKF. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NKF, ACCME, ACPE or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Faculty members are also required to disclose to the activity audience when an unlabeled use of a commercial product, or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose, is discussed during an educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is to provide attendees with information prior to their participation in the educational activity, and allow the audience to be fully informed in the evaluation of the information being presented. The program book will note those individuals who have disclosed relationships, including the nature of the relationships and the associated commercial entities. This information will also be presented to the audience prior to the activity via podium announcement and slide presentation.

NKF’s Expectation of Presenters

Through Continuing Education Programs, NKF promotes excellence in kidney healthcare education. NKF expects that all presenters affiliated with this activity will provide informative and fully accurate content that reflects the highest level of scientific rigor and integrity.

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse 

Awarded 5.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education (includes 1.0 contact hours in the area of pharmacology).


This knowledge-based enduring activity has been assigned Universal Activity Number (JA0004461-0000-18-015-L01-P), for 5.5 contact hours (0.1 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 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:

Physician Assistants

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category I Credit(s) TM from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.


The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.5 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

Social Worker

The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers, Provider #1014, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.  The National Kidney Foundation Council of Nephrology Social Workers maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this course will receive 5.5 continuing education clock hours.      

National Kidney Foundation SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0064.

Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 5.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
  • 1.00 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 5.50 Attendance
  • 5.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 5.50 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
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