Empowering Care Teams to Improve Awareness, Understanding and Engagement The University of Missouri’s Kidney Disease ECHO will be on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m.Click here to download ECHO flyer. Click below to register for Kidney Disease ECHO sessions. Register How Does it Work? Participants will join an interactive online video conference twice per month. They will share and discuss clinical cases related to such topics as: diagnosis, prediction and prevention of cardiovascular risk; diabetes management; non-pharmaceutical treatment of hypertension; medication management of CKD; low sodium diets; empowering patients through self-management; management of edema and anemia; co-management of CKD patients; and when to refer to a nephrologist. What Does This ECHO Offer? No cost continuing education for health care professionals Collaboration, support and ongoing learning with specialist physicians and other experts Patients get better care in their community No cost to participating sites or individuals Goals/Objectives The Kidney Disease ECHO will help primary care providers improve: Early detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Co-management of CKD with diabetes and hypertension through best practices. Understanding of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Management of complex CKD patients. Curriculum for Case-Based Learning and Discussion: Screening Diagnosis and Risk Stratification Avoiding Insult to Injuries Diabetes Management in CKD (Pitfalls) Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment of HTN (Diet, Exercise, Smoking Cessation) Pharmaceutical Rx of Refracting HTN Medication Management of CKD Empower CKD Patients Through Self-Management Low Sodium Diet Edema Management CKD-MBD Management Anemia Management Prognosticating CKD Progression Using Risk Equation When to Refer CKD Patients to the Nephrologist Co-management of CKD Click here for full schedule. Meet the Expert Team Walter Bender, MD, Nephrologist Leanne Peace, MSW, LCSW, Social Worker Lisa Miller Schinke, MBA, RDN, CSR, LD, Dietitian Cate Rudder, PharmD, Pharmacist Yolanda Thompson-Martin, APN, Renal Nurse Practitioner Preethi Yerram, MD, MS, FASN, Nephrologist Kunal Malhotra, MD, Nephrologist Elizabeth Montgomery, Senior Project Director, Chronic Kidney Disease Primary Care Initiative, National Kidney Foundation Jennifer Jackson, BSN, RN, CDE, CPT, Diabetes Educator Cathy Ashbaugh, RN, CNS, Transplant Nurse Marian Carr, LPC, PsyD, Patient Advocate Bill Buck, Patient Advocate Michael Kinkade, MD, Primary Care Physician Previous Webinars “Medication Management,” by Cate Rudder, PharmD, Kilgore’s Medical Pharmacy /wp-content/uploads/webinars/Project-ECHO-MTN-Kidneys-Zoom-Meeting-Zoom_1.mp4 “Evaluating CKD Impact in Primary Care Practice/Population” by Elizabeth Montgomery, National Kidney Foundation, and Michael Kinkade, MD, SSM Health /wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019.06.20-Kidney-Webinar.mp4 “Cardiovascular Risk in CKD/CKD Risk in Cardiovascular Disease,” by Kunal Malhotra, MD, University of Missouri, and Wally Bender, MD, Golden Valley Memorial Hospital /wp-content/uploads/2019/09/GMT20190905-165847_Project-EC_gallery_1920x1080.mp4 CME Information The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.