Meetings

Practical CKD Knowledge for the Primary Care Practitioner:
A Case-Based Workshop

Saturday, March 28
7:30am – 1:00pm
Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX
Course Directors: Michael J. Choi, MD, FNKF and Bernard Jaar, MD, FNKF

Target Audience: Designed for primary care physicians, internal medicine and family practice residents, fellows, pharmacists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

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Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify who to screen for CKD and their corresponding risk factors
  • Analyze how to systematically approach a patient with chronic kidney disease and feel comfortable to order and interpret the appropriate screen tests for CKD
  • Identify which drugs to avoid in CKD patients
  • Discuss initial treatments that should be employed in all patients with CKD
  • Discuss how aggressively treating the following modifiable risk factors will decrease the rate of progression of CKD based upon recent trials and guidelines: HTN, proteinuria/albuminuria, RAAS blockade and dyslipidemia
  • Review the appropriate time to refer as well as the necessity of sharing care
  • Discuss the options for renal replacement therapy.

Agenda


Time

Topic

Speaker

7:30am

Opening Remarks/Introduction

Jeffrey Berns, MD, FNKF

8:00am – 8:15am

Presentation of Cases

Michael J. Choi, MD, FNKF
Bernard Jaar, MD, FNKF

8:15am – 8:45am

The importance of CKD for the Primary Care Practitioner

Raquel Greer, MD

8:45am – 9:15am

The Basics to Approaching Renal Patients for the Primary Care Practitioner

Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C

9:15am – 10:15am

Management of CKD- Clinical Action Plan

Michelle Estrella, MD, MHS

10:15am – 10:30am

Break

 

10:30am – 11:00am

Co-Management and Referral to Nephrology

Daniel Richey, DO

11:30am – 12:00pm

Renal Replacement Therapy: What the Non-Nephrologist Should Know

Bernard Jaar, MD, FNKF

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Cases (Working Lunch)

Michael J. Choi, MD, FNKF
Bernard Jaar, MD, FNKF

Supported in part by an educational grant from Dallas Nephrology Associates

Registration Fee: $25
Includes light breakfast, lunch, course syllabus, and CME/CE credits.

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For questions contact Danielle Nathan, Professional Education Manager, at 212-889-2210 ext. 214 or email Danielle.Nathan@kidney.org

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The National Kidney Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is pending approval with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

This program is pending approval with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Pharmacy continuing education is being sought for this program.