Relias Learning is an Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor, number 216.000290. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Relias Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.50 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 122543
Learning Need Code(s): 5160, 5190, 3000, 5340
Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Diabetic nephropathy and chronic kidney disease (CKD) Definitions Incidence Factors linked to kidney disease progression Factors increasing risk of CKD Modifiable Non-modifiable Health Consequences of CKD Recommendations General Screening Diagnosis Classifications of CKD: Stage 1 - 5 Lab Values related to CKD Strategies to Maintain Normal Kidney Function ABCs. Meds Tobacco Cessation Physical Activity Meal Planning Dialysis Other nutritional concerns Malnutrition Vitamin D deficiency Anemia Vitamin deficiencies with dialysis
Ms. Ackerman earned a Bachelor of Science in dietetics with a minor in science and food service administration from Central Michigan University. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at Rush University in 1993. She has 25 years of experience as a clinical dietitian and diabetes educator working in a variety of setting including large in-patient, teaching hospitals; community hospitals; county health departments and outreach networks. She currently serves as the coordinator of a disease management program and medical nutrition services for a community hospital and is also an experienced lecturer, presenting educational programs in a variety of settings. Her professional associations include the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Disclosure: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.