Free Nephrology CME 2017‑2018 |


Hyperkalemia: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment
Free Hyperkalemia CME Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free CME Credit Hours...0.75.
CME Credits Awarded by...Vindico Medical Education.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Video Lectures.
Target Audience...Nephrologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, primary care physicians and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with hyperkalemia.
Educational material last updated...December 14, 2016.
CME Credit Expires...December 13, 2017.
Financial Support...Relypsa, Inc.
Hyperkalemia: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment consists of three brief video presentations on hyperkalemia.
Upon successful completion of Hyperkalemia: Causes, Consequences, and Treatment, you should be better able to:
• Describe the pathophysiology of hyperkalemia, etiologic factors associated with its presentation, and its potential effect on multiple organ systems.
• Review the symptoms that commonly present in patients with hyperkalemia to assist in determining the appropriate diagnostic follow-up.
Differentiate among the new and emerging agents for hyperkalemia for improved treatment selection.
• Apply the efficacy and safety data of conventional therapy and emerging treatments when selecting therapy for hyperkalemia in patients with chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease and chronic heart failure.
• Select the appropriate treatment for patients with diabetes and hyperkalemia.

SGLT-2 Inhibitors in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Methodology and Monitoring Impact Type 2 Diabetes CME
Live online August 10, 2016, and available on demand through February 10, 2017.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Diabetes CME Credit hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Primary Care Network.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for primary care clinicians and other health care providers, such as cardiologists and nephrologists, who provide front-line glycemic management for type 2 diabetes and related conditions.
Educational material updated...August 10, 2016. 
Expiration of CME credit...February 10, 2017.  
Financial Support...This activity is not supported by any commercial interest or grantors.
At the conclusion of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, you will be able to:
• Describe how the kidney - and, specifically, SGLT-2 - normally play a physiologic role in the regulation of glycemia, and how those functions can be targeted as part of the treatment of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes
• Discuss how SGLT2 inhibitors can be integrated into a comprehensive glycemic treatment program for type 2 diabetes by leveraging their mechanisms of pharmacotherapeutic action, indications, methods for initiation and titration, and adverse effect monitoring
• Delineate a balanced approach to assessing the risk/benefit ratio of SGLT2 inhibitors so as to optimally and safely utilize them when indicated to achieve therapeutic goals

ScientiaCME Immunology (Kidney Transplant Rejection) ScientiaCME Immunology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....ScientiaCME.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after release.
Financial Support...Various commercial supporters.
ScientiaCME Immunology contains a single lecture:
Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care in the Treatment and Prevention of Kidney Transplant Rejection
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