Updates in Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest
1275 S. Huron St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 487-2000

Course Director

Target Audience

This course is intended for primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, nephrologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents in internal medicine, nephrology fellows, and other health care providers. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • evaluate a patient with a kidney stone, and advise the patient on pharmacological and life-style modifications to help reduce recurrence risk.
  • provide an initial evaluation and therapeutic interventions for patients with abnormalities of sodium, water, and potassium metabolism.
  • discuss with patient's avoidance's of potentially harmful medications or supplements, and evaluate acute kidney injury involving potential toxic substances.
  • access information on genetic testing and initiate discussion with patients regarding options for testing and counseling regarding test results.
  • work with a nephrologist to co-manage patients with moderate and late stage kidney disease to slow progression and when needed help transition to dialysis or transplant.
  • direct patients to appropriate dietary choices for chronic kidney disease. 

Registration Information

You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending, as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, April 28, 2017. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. The registration rate includes continental breakfast, coffee service, lunch, and course materials for participants.

Cancellation Policy

An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, April 28, 2017. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Syllabus

An electronic syllabus will be available to download during and a week after the course. The URL will be provided at the course. In addition, a printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional fee of $15. The printed syllabus must be purchased no later than Friday, April 28, 2017.

Registration Rates



Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest
By phone: (734) 487-2000

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Updates in Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider, with a beginning date of Saturday, May 06, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this course for 5.5 Category 2A Credits.

Program Schedule

Please see the course brochure for further information.

Contact Information

Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education

24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: (734) 232-3469
Fax: (734) 998-0085
Email: intmedcme@umich.edu