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CME Webinar

Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Primary Care Setting

Dr. Sagar Nigwekar | July 12, 2022 | 12PM - 1PM EST

What you'll learn:

  • Recognize chronic kidney disease and the corresponding stages
  • Understand what evaluation and treatment options are
  • Know the timing of referral to nephrology, consequences of late referral
  • What renal education that can be provided by primary care
  • Other aspects of chronic kidney disease management

About the presenter

Dr. Nigwekar is a co-Director of Kidney Research Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, and Medical Director of Chelsea Fresenius Kidney Care facility. Dr. Nigwekar received his medical degree from the University of Mumbai in India and Masters in Medical Sciences degree from the Harvard Medical School. He trained in nephrology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital’s Joint Nephrology Fellowship program.

Course chairs

  • Nicole Deaner, MSW
  • Katie McGarry, DNP
  • Allison Heath, PA-C
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AAFP Credit Statement (applicable for CME eligible webinars)

This live series from 03/18/2021 - 03/17/2022 has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Each webinar in the series is approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credits unless otherwise noted.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. This Live series activity is eligible for Continuing Education credit from the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) may claim AMA PRA Category 1 equivalent credits per webinar based on their participation.

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