Kidney Disease‚ Part 1 Course for Physicians is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation and will be held during Jun 16, 2003 - Jan 25, 2020.
The target audience for this medical event is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physicians. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Course Description :
The incidence and prevalence of chronic kidney disease are increasing at an alarming rate worldwide and represent a growing public health problem. About 26 million people in the United States live with CKD, and millions more are at risk. The high-risk population includes those with diabetes, hypertension, and a family history of kidney failure and advanced age. African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, and Pacific Islanders are at higher risk than the general population. Early detection can help deter progression of kidney disease to kidney failure. A proactive approach may not only improve patient outcomes and quality of life, but also help contain the high costs associated with treating CKD and end-stage renal disease.
Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this chronic kidney disease continuing education program is to provide physicians and advanced practice nurses with an understanding of the importance of detecting early kidney disease and the interventions that enhance patient outcomes. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
• Describe staging of chronic kidney disease
• Discuss systemic complications of renal impairment/chronic kidney disease
• Identify interventions that may reverse, delay, or prevent progression