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New Therapies & Controversies in Chronic Kidney Disease Management

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Price

$20 for Members
$45 for Non-Members

35 minutes
Date Published

May 24, 2017

Publisher

Pediatric Pharmacy Association

Subjects

Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology, Pediatrics

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Summary

Dr. Gill, PharmD, BCPS will conduct a knowledge-based continuing education webinar program on chronic kidney disease in children. The webinar will review the management of chronic kidney disease sequelae in children and adolescents and the current guidelines for managing anemia, bone mineral disease, and blood pressure. Dr. Gill will also discuss the emerging and controversial topics in CKD such as use of Cystatin C for GFR measurement and differences in managing vitamin D in CKD patients.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Review evidence in managing hyperphosphatemia, hyperparathyroidism & new agents among phosphate binders.
2. Evaluate new therapeutic options for hyperkalemia. Review the evidence behind the association of PPI use and CKD risk.
3. Explore the use of Cystatin C in regards to GFR measurement in comparison to serum creatinine.
4. Discuss the controversies in vitamin D testing and management in CKD.


Accreditation:
ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. PPAG is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. UAN #0180-0000-17-007-H01-P.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPAG membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing:
Group pricing is available through online registration for CE only. Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at lhenretty@pediatricpharmacy.org their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

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Presenters

Hardeep (Deepa) Gill, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Deepa Gill, PharmD, BCPS currently practices at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in a wide variety of clinical practice... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

New Therapies & Controversies in Chronic Kidney Disease Management - Video
New Therapies & Controversies in Chronic Kidney Disease Management - Paper
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Credit

This program has not been submitted for credit in any jurisdiction. Registrants will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in various jurisdictions.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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