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Pharmacist Program

Targeted particularly for pharmacists, this year's presentations are designed to highlight the state-of-the-art care in nephrology and hypertension with the goal of enhancing the meeting attendants' knowledge to improve outcomes for individuals with kidney disease and hypertension. More emphasis will be placed on controversies as well as psychosocial, healthcare delivery and financial topics.


Back by Popular Demand: Updates on Glomerular Disease, CKD management along the Continuum, and Kidney Transplantation 2015!


Debates: CKD Classification - Helpful or Harmful? Atrial Fibrillation and Kidney Disease: Warfarin in Dialysis? Vaptans for Chronic Hyponatremia? Cinacalcet for CKD-MBD?

Hot Topics: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: Drugs and the Risk of Community Acquired AKI; Hypertension, Lipids and Vitamin D: A Nephrocentric 2015 Update; Hot Topics in Hypertension; Diabetic Kidney Disease: Controversies and Consensus; Biosimilars and Other “Similars” in Nephrology; Managing Medications in CKD/ESRD Patients; BP Monitoring and Management; Update on bone and Mineral Disease; Renal Dosing and Top 10 Toxic Drugs; Drug Controversies; Transplant Management of Immunosuppresion and Complications; Common Infections; and much more!


Workshops are designed to address key topics in a smaller, interactive session. Topics include: Hypertension in the CKD Population – Case-Based Presentation, Acid-Base and Electrolytes Cases, Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: Generating Evidence for Kidney Care, Evaluation and Management of Depression and Anxiety in CKD