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CME Certification- Chronic Kidney Disease

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The article, “Chronic Kidney Disease- An Update” was authored by Nabeel Aslam, MD, FASN and has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.TM

After purchasing this CME Certification, you will receive a link to the article and the test in your email.

Faculty & CredentialsNabeel Aslam, MD, FASN, Chair, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic Florida.                                                          

Learning Objectives: 
Upon completion of this enduring material, participants will be able to:

  •  Discuss kidney disease: Improving global outcomes (KDIGO), the definition of chronic kidney disease and staging system.
  •  Review various methods for estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and its limitations.
  •  Describe steps in management of patients with chronic kidney disease.

CME Credit Eligibility:  In order to receive full credit for this activity, a minimum passing grade of 70% must be achieved.  Only one re-take opportunity will be granted if a passing score is not made on the first attempt.  

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:  St. Vincent’s HealthCare (SVHC) requires speakers, faculty, CME Committee, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity.  All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly evaluated by SVHC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the presentation and educational materials used as basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Speaker Disclosure Information:  Nabeel Aslam, MD, FASN reports that he has no significant relationships to disclose, financial or otherwise, with any commercial supporter or product manufacturer associated with this activity. Nabeel Aslam, MD, FASN also reports that his article will not include discussion of any investigational or unlabeled use of a product.

Joint Sponsorship Accreditation Statement:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of St. Vincent’s HealthCare and the Duval County Medical Society.  The St. Vincent’s HealthCare (SVHC) is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The St. Vincent’s HealthCare (SVHC) designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.  Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.