Rethinking the Dietary Approach to Hyperkalemia Management: Implications for Overall Patient Care in the Community Setting

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

7:00PM – 8:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 7:00PM Eastern, 6:00PM Central, 5:00PM Mountain and 4:00PM Pacific.

FACULTY

Shivam Joshi, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor,
NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY
Nephrologist
Orlando, FL

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This TeleECHO session explores the utility of potassium-restricted diets in patients with hyperkalemia based on the most recent studies. It also reviews the role of potassium binders in managing hyperkalemia.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of U.S. community-based nephrologists, primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, nutritionists, renal dieticians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the management of patients with hyperkalemia.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Assess the benefits and disadvantages associated with the potassium-restricted diet recommended for the management of patients with hyperkalemia
  • Justify the utility of healthy plant-rich diets for the management of patients with hyperkalemia
  • Interpret data from clinical trials supporting the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of potassium binders for the management of hyperkalemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, heart failure, and hypertension

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 was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the management of patients with hyperkalemia

CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

COMMISION ON DIETETIC REGISTRATION

This program has received prior approval with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for dietitians and RDs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, 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.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use 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 [email protected]

 

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