Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care

Publisher Description

The purpose of this course is to provide physicians and physician assistants with the information necessary to develop treatment regimens associated with optimal adherence and provide adequate patient education, counseling, and support to patients with chronic kidney disease. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:


1. Review the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its impact on different patient populations.

2. Explain diagnostic criteria and current screening guidelines for CKD.

3. Analyze the pathophysiology of CKD, including a discussion of morbidity and mortality.

4. Evaluate the various therapeutic options for CKD.

5. Outline the role of monitoring in the treatment of CKD.

6. Describe criteria for referring patients with CKD to a nephrology subspecialist.


This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2020
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
58
Pages
PUBLISHER
NetCE
SELLER
CE Resource, Inc.
SIZE
252.4
KB

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