Chronic Kidney Disease - Mineral Bone Disorder: Implications for Cardiac Outcomes (An Application-Based Activity)

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 17, 2017
This professional educational activity will address the common medical problem of CKD-MBD and the implications for cardiac outcomes. Content will review new data related to CKD-MBD published since the 2009 KDIGO guideline on CKD-MBD. Strategies to improve patient adherence and the implications of calcium levels in CKD will also be presented. Finally, the relationship between CKD-MBD and CVD and the opportunity to improve treatment and develop strategies to improve patient management and outcomes will be explored. A case study approach will facilitate application of learning to clinical practice.   
Approved for: 1.0 **
Faculty: Geoffrey Block, MD; Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD
Cost: Free for NKF Members and non-members