Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the fastest growing chronic disease with the largest growth in the 20-64 y/o group. The incidence of CKD grew by 89%, death from CKD grew by 98% and disability from CKD grew 62% in the last 20 years. Medicare spends 20% of their entire budget on the CKD population. During this presentation, you will see a CKD patient and learn how we can help with diagnosis, management and slowing of progression.
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Written course material and evaluation MUST be accessed within 6 months after purchase.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Define risks and staging of CKD
- Review urinary testing needed to both stage and predict progression of CKD
- Demonstrate proven progression of kidney disease.
TIME TO COMPLETE
1 hours 30 minutes
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credit(s), of which .50 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Program ID: 20CACKD
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Kim Zuber, PA-C, Executive Director, American Academy of Nephrology PAs. Kim has 15 years of orthopedic surgery experience and 20 years of nephrology experience. She spends her time traveling and teaching all things kidney and bones related with over 130 oral presentations, 48 peer-reviewed articles and 5 guest editorships. She is an AAPA Distinguished Fellow and was selected as Outstanding PA of the Year in 2014. Kim Zuber, PA-C has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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