Chronic Kidney Disease

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 of or have the diagnosis of CKD. 

2. Construct an individualized treatment plan for a patient with CKD that also considers the potential for comorbidities, including follow-up, 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. 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022

David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP – Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/14/2022
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