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Duke Perspectives From the National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings
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Duke Perspectives From the National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings


This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.

Med-IQ      Duke Medicine
 

Released:
4/30/2020
Expires:
4/29/2021

Maximum Credits:

0.5
By clicking "Continue," you confirm that you have reviewed the CME information.

PDF Publication PDF Publication
By clicking "Continue," you confirm that you have reviewed the CME information.
Released:
4/30/2020

Expires:
4/29/2021

Maximum Credits:
0.5
PDF Publication PDF Publication
By clicking "Continue," you confirm that you have reviewed the CME information.

Released:
4/30/2020
Expires:
4/29/2021


Maximum Credits:
0.5


Overview: This publication summarizes relevant abstracts and findings that were presented at the live-virtual National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings, held March 26 to 29. In addition, John V. Duronville, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology at Duke, provides expert insight on presented studies.

CME Information:

Faculty
John V. Duronville, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 
 
Activity Planners
Susan Kuhn, MHSc
Manager, Educational Strategy and Content
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Lisa R. Rinehart, MS, ELS
Director, Editorial Services
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Samantha Gordon
CME Specialist
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Amy Sison
CME Director
Med-IQ
Baltimore, MD

Writer
Katherine Kahn
Holyoke, MA

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss pertinent new studies presented at the NKF 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings and consider the application to clinical practice 

Target Audience
This activity is intended for nephrologists and internists.  
 
Statement of Need
More than 450 presentations were shared at the live-virtual National Kidney Foundation 2020 Spring Clinical Meetings, March 26 to 29. Herein, we summarize information from select presentations and provide expert insight from John V. Duronville, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Duke in the Division of Nephrology, with the goal of helping local and community nephrologists and internists stay abreast of current clinical research. 

Collaboration Statement
This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with Duke Health.
 
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Med-IQ designates this enduring material for a maximum 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
 
Medium/Method of Participation
This CME activity consists of a 0.5-credit online publication. To receive credit, read the introductory CME material, read the publication, and complete the post-survey, evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly. 

Initial Release Date: April 30, 2020
Expiration Date: April 29, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete This Activity: 30 minutes 

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Disclosure Statement
The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established COI resolution process, and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to give an unbiased presentation. 
 
John V. Duronville, MD, has indicated no real or apparent conflicts.  

Susan Kuhn, MHSc
Spouse Ownership interest (stocks/stock options – excluding mutual funds): Illumina, Johnson & Johnson, Viking Therapeutics  

The writer, peer reviewers, and other activity planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
 
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