Hyperkalemia in Chronic Kidney Disease: What is the Impact on Blood Pressure Control and CKD Progression?

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).

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Feb 17, 2018
This activity will address the common electrolyte disorder of hyperkalemia in CKD. Content will review pathophysiology and risk factors associated with hyperkalemia. Clinical evidence supporting treatment strategies for the management of hyperkalemia will also be presented. Finally, the program will address how a cation exchange potassium binder might impact patient care with regard to potassium concentration, blood pressure and aldosterone levels.
Approved for: 1.0 **
Faculty: Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD; Edgar V. Lerma, MD
Cost: Free for NKF Members and non-members