Chronic Kidney Disease

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Accurately identify, screen, evaluate and classify patients who are at risk or have the diagnosis of CKD.
2. Construct an individualized treatment plan for a patient with chronic kidney disease that also considers the potential for comorbidities, including follow-up care, monitoring, and referrals. 
3. Reduce the risk for progression of CKD to ESRD by incorporating the clinical recommendations of the National Kidney Foundation Quality Outcomes Initiative for chronic kidney disease (CKD) – (most recent updates) into practice. 
4. Counsel patients on the impact of CKD on cardiovascular health, and the importance of medication compliance and positive lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021

Jennifer Brull, MD, FAAFP, Private Practice, Plainville, Kansas

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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