65th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course: Diabetic Kidney Disease: What to Do Before You Refer to a Nephrologist

0.75 Credit

65th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course: Diabetic Kidney Disease: What to Do Before You Refer to a Nephrologist

Target Audience
This course is specifically designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators, and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes or who manage the complications related to this disease.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

- Indicate the laboratory criteria are to prompted referral to nephrology.
- Explain the changes in kidney function predispose to hyperkalemia and worsening volume status.
- Discuss what the nephrologist can offer in consultation.