Anemia of CKD: Strategies to Erase Health Disparities in the Most Vulnerable Populations

Join us for an interactive session where expert faculty will discuss the importance of recognizing health disparities in patients with anemia of CKD and strategies to address these disparities to improve patient outcomes.

Agenda

  • Opening remarks and pretest
  • Raising awareness of health disparities in patients with anemia
  • Strategies for mitigating health disparities in patients with anemia of CKD
  • Closing remarks and posttest
  • Question and answer session

Events

Date / Time
Event Details

Faculty

Faculty
Santosh Saraf, MD

Program Overview
Expert faculty will discuss the importance of recognizing the impact of health disparities in patients with CKD and will provide strategies to address them to improve patient outcomes.

Goal Statement
The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge and competence of learners in effort to optimize treatment for patients with anemia of CKD who face health disparities.

Target Audience
This education is intended to reach nephrologists, hematologists, primary care (internal medicine and family medicine) hospitalists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and/or allied healthcare professionals who use multichannel platforms and reach a national or regional audience.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify patient populations and causes of health disparities with respect to anemia of CKD
  • Discuss the impact of health disparities on patient outcomes in CKD
  • Apply mitigation strategies that can help reduce health disparities in patients with anemia of CKD

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Designation of Credit

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Physician Assistant/Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for maximum of 1.0 hour of AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.