This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:
Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.
Identify the metabolic abnormalities associated with chronic kidney disease
Develop strategies to provide nutrition support to patients on various types of renal replacement therapies
Compare and contrast the differences in recommendations brought forth by KDOQI and KDIGO in the management of nutrition in patients with CKD
MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC,
Team Leader Dietitian Specialist, Department of Nutrition,
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
PhD, RN, FASPEN, FAAN, FGSA,
Professor of Nursing, Senior Associate Dean for Research,
College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA