Updates In Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider



Saturday, May 9, 2020


7:30am - 3:30pm


The Inn at St. Johns


The course will begin with an opening plenary lecture given by the course director, Patrick Gipson, MD. Following this, there are seven topics being offered for the five small group sessions that you will participate in during this course. Out of the seven choices, choose the five topics you would most like to attend. The organizers will then create individualized group session schedule, and this finalized schedule for the day will be distributed to participants at the registration desk on the day of the conference. The day will conclude with an opportunity to pose specific kidney-related questions from your practice to members of the teaching faculty.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for:
House Officers, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians

In the fields of:
Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Primary Care

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:

  1. define and evaluate acute changes in kidney function.
  2. advise patients on treatment options and preventative strategies for kidney stones.
  3. use recently released medications and older medications with knowledge of kidney related implications.
  4. help patients negotiate the “renal diet”.
  5. co-manage transplant patients effectively.
  6. apply specific insights into care for women with kidney disease.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.