Screening and Management of Chronic and Diabetic Kidney Disease: How Does Your Approach Compare with the Experts’?

This event is not part of the official Scientific Sessions as planned by the AHA Committee
on Scientific Sessions Programming.

 

Sunday, November 14, 2021

6:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Please note this virtual program is 6:00AM Eastern, 5:00AM Central, 4:00AM Mountain and 3:00AM Pacific.

Program Features

  • Interactive, case-based learning
  • Whiteboard animations
  • Create your own personalized poster

Faculty

Robert Toto, MD
Professor
Director, Clinical Nephrology
Director, Patient-Oriented Research in Nephrology
Dallas, TX

George Bakris, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, American Heart Association Comprehensive Hypertension Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Assess the increased renal and CVD risks for patients with DKD that arise from pathophysiological mechanisms underlying CKD
  • Specify the drivers of CKD progression in patients with DKD including inflammation, fibrosis and activation of MRs
  • Facilitate earlier diagnosis of DKD through the use of evidence-based guideline screening assessments, for CKD in the primary care setting
  • Evaluate data from recent clinical trials investigating renoprotective agents for the treatment of DKD
  • Recommend hyperkalemia risk mitigation strategies for patients with DKD receiving MRA therapy

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is designed for primary care clinicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of patients with DKD.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity is planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the screening and management of people with chronic and diabetic kidney disease. Credits: 1.5 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.5 contact hours 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.

DISCLAIMER

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.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

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.

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