Primary Care Strategies for Kidney Disease: Emerging Issues in Kidney Care

Saturday, October 21, 2017
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
North Metro Events Center
1000 Gramsie Road, Shoreview, MN 55126

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Activity Overview

The Primary Care Strategies: Emerging Issues in Kidney Care symposium will update primary care physicians and other providers on trending topics related to chronic kidney disease including early diagnosis, slowing progression, medication management, racial disparities, and management of comorbidities. Prevalence of CKD in the US continues to rise, and primary care providers play an essential role in diagnosis and management of CKD. The conference provides attendees an opportunity to hear from experts in nephrology care on current practice recommendations.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists

Earn up to 5.5 credits/contact hours (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists)/6.5 CPEUs dietitians

Agenda

7:30–7:55am

Registration, continental breakfast, exhibits

7:55-8:00am

Welcome Milind Junghare, MD
University of Minnesota Health

8:00-8:40am

A PCP's Guide to Chronic Kidney Disease
Alec Otteman, MD
Associated Nephrology Consultants
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe screening and evaluation methods for CKD based on the updated KDIGO guidelines.

8:40-8:45am

Q&A
Alec Otteman, MD
Associated Nephrology Consultants

8:45–9:25am

Novel Strategies for Slowing Progression
Milind Junghare, MD
University of Minnesota Health
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Recall the KDIGO guidelines.
  • Review evidence based strategies to delay progression of CKD in at risk patients.

9:25-9:30am

Q&A
Milind Junghare, MD
University of Minnesota Health

9:30–9:45am

Break & Exhibits

9:45-10:40am

Hypertension Guidelines (Debate)
Paul Drawz MD, MHS, MS
University of Minnesota Health

Sandra Taler, MD
Mayo Clinic
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss the ever-changing blood pressure target recommendation for management of hypertension in adults with CKD.

10:40-10:45am

Q&A
Paul Drawz MD, MHS, MS
University of Minnesota Health

Sandra Taler, MD
Mayo Clinic

10:45-11:25am

Untangling the Web: Understanding Mineral and Bone Disorders in CKD

Andrew Kummer MD, MPH
University of Minnesota Health
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Review the management of mineral and bone disorders in CKD.

11:25-11:30am

Q&A
Andrew Kummer MD, MPH
University of Minnesota Health

11:30am–12:10pm

Racial Disparities in Kidney Disease
Saugar Maripuri, MD
Hennepin County Medical Center
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Recall the social determinants of health and the structural factors that cause disparities in patients with kidney disease.
  • Review the current understanding of racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in individuals with CKD and ESRD.
  • Recognize the need for cultural competency in caring for patients of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

12:10-12:15pm

Q&A
Saugar Maripuri, MD
Hennepin County Medical Center

12:15-12:30pm

Break & Exhibits

12:30-1:10pm

Hot Topics: New Do's and Don'ts for Medication Use in CKD Patients
Tracy Anderson-Haag, PharmD, BCPS
Hennepin County Medical Center
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe recent changes to medication labeling and/or guidelines for use of controversial medications in patients with chronic kidney disease.
  • Review literature driving changes in labeling and use.
  • Recognize anticipated practice changes related to labeling and guideline modifications.

1:10-1:15pm

Q&A
Tracy Anderson-Haag, PharmD, BCPS
Hennepin County Medical Center

1:15-1:55pm

Pregnancy and ESRD
Christina Lankhorst, MD
Sanford Health
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Explain the unique challenges of pregnancy for women with ESRD
  • Recognize best practices for treating an ESRD patient who is pregnant

1:55-2:00pm

Q&A
Christina Lankhorst, MD
Sanford Health

2:00pm

Closing comments

Accreditation Information

Physician, Nurse and Pharmacist

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.

Physician Assistant

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Dietitian

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Nurse Practitioner

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 5.5 contact hours of accredited education.

Registration Fees

  • Regular: $50 (Deadline 10/18/17)
  • Onsite Registration: $60 (Deadline 10/21/17)
  • Live Streaming: $40 (Deadline 10/18/17)
  • Students: $10 (Deadline 10/18/17)

Planning Committee

Milind Junghare, MD
University of Minnesota Health

Alec Otteman, MD
Associated Nephrology Consultants

Jen Mears, RN, MSN, FNP
Associated Nephrology Consultants

Peter Griffin, PharmD
Fairview Pharmacy Services

Katelyn Engel MPH, RD, LD
National Kidney Foundation

Nathalie Harden
National Kidney Foundation

Directions/Parking/Hotel Information

The North Metro Events Center is located just off Interstate 694 and Lexington Parkway in Shoreview. Parking is free onsite.

The Events Center is adjacent to the Best Western Plus St. Paul North/Shoreview. Call 651-482-0402 to make a reservation. Mention your affiliation with the National Kidney Foundation conference for discounted rates.

Questions? Contact:

Katelyn Engel
(651) 636-7300 x421
Katelyn.Engel@kidney.org

Acknowledgement of Sponsors

Amgen, Inc.
Associated Nephrology
Daiichi-Sankyo Inc.
Fresenius Medical Care
Hennepin County Medical Center
Mayo Clinic
University of Minnesota Health
Sanofi-Genzyme

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:30am to 6:00pm
Katelyn Engel
Email: 
Katelyn.Engel@kidney.org
Phone: 
(651) 636-7300 x421