Albumin - Marker of Malnutrition or Inflammation?

CME/CE Activity

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation*, an accredited provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and an accredited provider by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education to physicians, nurses/dialysis technicians, dietitians and social workers respectively. In addition, individual activities are approved on an activity specific basis for family physicians, advanced practitioners (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), pharmacists, certified case managers, certified rehabilitation counselors, and other specialties.

*Activity approvals: Prior to January 2012 through the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA); January 2012-December 2012 through the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA).

Available through
Dec 02, 2017

This activity focuses on albumin as a biochemical marker which is greatly influenced by inflammation. It also provides guidance on how dietitians can assess and accurately diagnose malnutrition/protein energy wasting, as well as the importance of knowing the underlying cause.

Approved for: 1.5 **
Faculty: Alison Steiber, PhD, RDN
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members