Identifying Chronic Kidney Disease and Slowing
Increase CKD screening within high-risk groups.
After completing the online course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the demographics of the CKD population.
- List the medical interventions needed to prevent or slow the progression of CKD.
- Identify complications associated with the progression of CKD.
- Recognize the importance of early referral to a nephrologist.
Myra A. Kleinpeter, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tulane University, Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
This course is primarily designed for:
Primary Care Physicians/Family Physicians
This activity, Identifying Chronic Kidney Disease/Slowing Progression, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.5 credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins August 18, 2010 for a term of two years, with option for yearly renewal.
AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA Category I CME credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
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This course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. You can stop the course at any time and then resume when you desire.
This course is free!
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