Updates in Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider

Saturday, May 5, 2018

The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road,
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600

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 electrolytes.
  • manage patient's risks kidney injury from use of NSAIDS.
  • perform initial evaluation of patients with hematuria and proteinuria.
  • work with a nephrologist to co-manage patients on dialysis.
  • understand patient's individual learning and communication styles to improve patient-provider communication.
  • answer a patient’s diet questions as regards to their 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 27, 2018. 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 electronic syllabus 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 27, 2018. 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 27, 2018.

Registration Rates

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.

Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

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