Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writers and presenters, Theresa A. Kuracina, MS, RD, CDE, LN and Andrew S. Narva, MD, FACP. Planned with the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP), an initiative of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.
In this module we will briefly discuss healthy eating patterns, and the role of hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in CKD progression. Our case study follows a patient, Frank, as he approaches kidney failure. You will see how certain anti-hypertensive medications impact Frank's serum potassium and urine albumin levels.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5340, 5000, 5160
Performance Indicators: 9.5.5, 8.2.1, 4.2.8
- Associate healthy eating patterns with higher fiber intake.
- Identify commonly prescribed classes of anti-hypertensive medications that may affect serum potassium levels in CKD.
- Identify recommended hemoglobin A1C target for advanced CKD.
This e-learning self-study includes web links and resources for additional Online Learning opportunities.
The course includes pdf files of the speaker presentations and handouts as well as a downloadable CPE certificate.
The Certificate of Training program consists of five separate modules that build on each other. To receive the certificate associated with this training, all modules and related tests must first be completed and a subsequent final post test exam after the final module must be passed with a minimum of an 80%. The Certificate of Training can then be downloaded and printed from the site.
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