Apr 3, 2024

Albuminuria: The Canary in the Coal Mine of Kidney and Cardiorenal Disease

EARNed Credits


AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

CPE Contact Hour

CNE Contact Hour


Chronic Kidney Disease

The need for consistent updates and agile content is imperative for today’s clinician to remain current on the continuum of scientific data. This is particularly important in the care of patients with or at risk for CKD, as this has become a multidisciplinary and interprofessional focus.  Kidney health is now linked not only pathophysiologically but also by treatment strategies that target diverse cardiovascular outcomes as well as renal health. These issues are subject to frequent pivotal trial publications, guidelines updates, FDA action, and outcomes assessments.

Who Should Attend

Primary care physicians, internists, family medicine physicians, allied healthcare professionals and other healthcare providers.

Provided By

course faculty

Edgar V. Lerma, MD, FACP, FASN, FPSN (Hon)
Clinical Professor of Medicine with the Section of Nephrology at University of Illinois at Chicago

Your only source for ACCREDITED SoMe-delivered serialized professional cardiometabolic education.

Additional Course Information

It is the policy of AcademicCME that all faculty, instructors, and planners disclose relevant financial relationships relating to the topics of this educational activity. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated via a content review by planning committee members and faculty with no relevant financial relationships.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:


Speaker’s Bureau: AstraZeneca; Bayer; Otsuka
Consultant: Vifor; Otsuka; Bayer

Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD; Charles V. Pollack Jr., MD; Kim Cheramie, MSN, RN-BC; Patrick Hayes and Nicole McMenamin hereby state that they do not have any relevant financial relationships to products or devices with any commercial interests related to the content of this activity.

In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AcademicCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

AcademicCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 CNE Contact Hours.

AcademicCME designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 CPE Contact Hours (0.05 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Learners should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Bayer.

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. AcademicCME and Bayer do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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Apr 3, 2024

Albuminuria: The Canary in the Coal Mine of Kidney and Cardiorenal Disease

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