Thursday, October 21, 2021
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
This virtual program is at 9:00AM Eastern, 8:00AM Central, 7:00AM Mountain, and 6:00AM Pacific.
Robert Toto, MD
Director, Clinical Nephrology
Director, Patient-Oriented Research in Nephrology
This educational activity is designed for US-based nephrologists and other healthcare professionals with an interest in treating patients with CKD, T2DM and CVD.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Specify the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying CKD that result in increased renal and CVD risks for patients with DKD
- Assess the roles of inflammation, fibrosis, and activation of MRs in the progression of CKD in patients with DKD
- Integrate evidence-based guideline screening assessments for CKD that may facilitate an earlier diagnosis of DKD into routine clinical practice
- Interpret data from clinical trials assessing the efficacy and safety of investigational renoprotective agents for the treatment of DKD
- Incorporate preventive measures to mitigate the risk of hyperkalemia in patients with DKD receiving MRA therapy
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the virtual live activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with chronic and diabetic kidney disease.
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.
Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
For CME questions, please contact: Med Learning Group at [email protected].
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at [email protected]
Feel free to pass this invitation on to your physicians, fellows, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners, and any other colleagues that you believe would be interested in attending this free CME/CNE program.