1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 1.00 / ANCC Contact Hour
Provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
This activity was supported by an educational grant from Relypsa, Inc.
Biff F. Palmer, MD, and Robert Toto, MD, address challenges encountered when preventing and managing hyperkalemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, as well as how best to incorporate potassium binding therapy for hyperkalemia. The questions presented in this activity were posed by nephrologists who attended a related series of live, CME-certified meetings.
Check your own knowledge with 5 short assessment questions. Discover the top questions nephrologists have about hyperkalemia. Probe the details of a related patient case.
This activity was developed for nephrologists, nephrology nurses, fellows, and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in the management of hyperkalemia.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
Summarize evidence-based recommendations on the use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors in patients with chronic kidney disease
Describe risk factors for developing hyperkalemia
Compare and contrast current and emerging potassium-binding agents for the treatment of hyperkalemia
Identify opportunities to improve the management of sustained or recurrent hyperkalemia
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Biff F. Palmer, MD Professor of Internal Medicine UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
Dr. Palmer discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: Relypsa
Robert Toto, MD Associate Dean, Clinical and Translational Research Director, Center for Translational Medicine UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
Dr. Toto discloses the following: Consultant: Amgen, Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Quintiles, Relypsa, ZS-Pharma
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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences John Bayliss, VP, Business Development, spouse is an employee of Amgen, Inc; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.
Additional content planners Bethany Pellegrino, MD (peer reviewer) discloses the following: Research Support: GlaxoSmithKline
The following have no significant relationship to disclose: Gregory Scott, PharmD, RPh (medical writer)
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