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Treating to Target in Patients with Gout and Chronic Kidney Disease

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Overview / Abstract:

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in the United States. Hyperuricemia/gout in patients with CKD constitutes a significant burden for patients and society. Patients who are not managed adequately experience painful gout attacks, loss of function and productivity, and may develop long-term complications. The economic burden is also increased from patient utilization of prescription medication use, emergency room visits, and hospitalizations from gout or its serious complications.

Despite effective treatment for prevention, acute attacks, and tophi, and the availability of published treatment guidelines, there are significant gaps in treatment, patient communication, and clinical and economic outcomes for patients with hyperuricemia/gout and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Audio responses from patient interviews will be at the center of the discussion in this CME Outfitters Live and On Demand as expert faculty discuss best practices, effective patient communication, and treatment options for patients with hyperuricemia or gout and chronic kidney disease.

Expiration

Nov 01, 2017

Discipline(s)

Athletic Trainer , Clinical Laboratory CE, Dietetics / Dietitian CE, EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Massage Therapy CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Online, Performance Improvement, Podcast, Webinar / Webcast / Video

Credits / Hours

1.5

Accreditation

ACCME, AANP, ACPE, AAPA

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Allan Gibofsky, MD, JD, MACR, FACP, FCLM
Professor of Medicine, Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Attending Rheumatologist
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY

Robin K. Dore, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Eva Hardy, MS, RN, ANP-BC
Department of General Orthopedic Surgery
Presbyterian Health Services
Presbyterian Rust Medical Center
Rio Rancho, NM

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, U.S.A., Inc.

Keywords / Search Terms

CME Outfitters, LLC gout, chronic kidney disease, CKD, kidney disease, rheumatology, nephrology Free CE CME

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