The Cardio-Renal Cross-Talk: A Focus on Arterial Stiffness

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
Nov 16, 2018
This activity will delve into the accelerated vascular aging profile in CKD. The underlying mechanisms of arterial stiffness, and its measurement approaches will be discussed, as will the determinants of arterial stiffness, and its consequences in CKD. Dr. Houry Puzantian will also discuss the importance of considering both the macro and microcirculation in the CKD population.  
Approved for: 0.75 **
Faculty: Houry Puzantian, PhD
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members