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This issue includes an article about the KDOQI updates on the use of new medications to slow the progression of CKD as recent studies have supported the positive outcomes to allow patients more time prior to starting renal replacement therapies. An article provides guidance on how to be an effective communicator of reliable information using social media. An article to provide insight on pediatric formulas and their use provides visibility to practitioners on the medical nutrition therapy for pediatric patients and the potential for difficulty to procure them on a timely basis. The final article is a dietitian's journey volunteering with Bridge of Life.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 8.2.3, 5.2.7, 12.1.1
- Understand KDOQI guidelines on medications to slow CKD progression
- Implement medical nutrition therapy for pediatric patients with CKD
- Increase understanding of medical mission outreach for patients in underserved areas
- Implement reliable practices in utilizing social media to communicate nutrition messaging