Chronic Kidney Disease and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Activity description

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly prevalent and associated with significant implications for multiple body processes and organ systems. The association of CKD with hypertension and diabetes is of particular importance.

Secondary hyperparathyroidism is most common in the setting of CKD, particularly CKD stage 3 and above. Screening includes regular measurement of PTH, calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus with frequency based on CKD stage. Documentation and coding need to be as specific as possible to support the specific type of hyperparathyroidism (e.g., primary or secondary, renal or non-renal) whenever possible.

Provided by
This activity is provided by Optum Health Education and Optum.

Commercial support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, physicians and other health care professionals interested in the care of individuals with CKD.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define and identify chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hyperparathyroidism.
  • Describe diagnostic criteria for CKD.
  • Discuss CKD and related comorbidities.
  • Recognize common causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism.
  • Document appropriately to capture the complexity of CKD and secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
07/15/2022
Activity expires: 
07/15/2025
Rating: 
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Faculty/Planners
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Clinical Planner 
Optum Health Education

Kevin Heath, MD
Medical Director
Optum

Joshua Jacobs, MD, FAAFP
National Medical Director
Optum

Chanda Mayo-Ford, MD
Medical Director
Optum

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, OptumHealth Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

The activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.

Accreditation Statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education and Optum. Optum Health Education 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 health care team.

Credit Designation Statements
Nurses
The participant will be awarded up to 1.00 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

Physicians
Optum Health Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been pre-approved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA - Physicians
  • 1.00 ANCC - Nurses
  • 1.00 Attendance - General Attendance
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