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Working to Improve Patient Care – Third Annual Nephrology Update

The Nephrology Update Continuing Medical Education course is back for its 3rd year. The course is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with kidney disease. This year, the event will be held at the Auditorium at City Place, 1 Cityplace Drive, St Louis, MO, March 24, 2018, 7:30 – 11:30 am.

Aimed at improving the care of patients, the course is co-planned and implemented by Washington University School of Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). The American Medical Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education provide credits for the course.

Course Chair, Assistant Professor of Medicine Timothy Yau, MD, says, “We have some of the best teachers in the world here at Washington University and are excited to share this knowledge with providers who can make a positive impact for patients with kidney disease. We are pleased to continue our partnership with the NKF.”

On the agenda: Review and Update in Kidney Disease Management

  • Timothy Yau, MD, Primary Care Approach to CKD Detection, Management, and Delaying Progression
  • Dan Coyne, MD, Management of Anemia in CKD and Dialysis
  • Patricia Kao, MD, Hypertension Update
  • Steven Cheng, MD, Update on Novel Potassium Binding Agents
  • Seth Goldberg, MD, Bone and Mineral Disease
  • Brent Miller, MD, Home Modalities for Renal Replacement Therapy

If you’d like to see what the physicians will be working on, check out the brochure here.

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