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.
The diet for chronic kidney disease is individualized and tends to change as chronic kidney disease (CKD) progresses. Healthy eating patterns may be beneficial for CKD and the U.S.D.A. healthy eating patterns will be described and discussed.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5340, 4030, 2090
Performance Indicators: 8.4.5, 10.4.4, 9.1.2
- Identify vegetables and fruits as the food groups consistently associated with positive health outcomes.
- Identify food preparation techniques for vegetables and fruits when hyperkalemia is present.
- Identify national trends in intakes of sodium and protein.
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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