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Chronic kidney disease
webinars March 5, 12

The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians and the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin have partnered to present a two-part webinar March 5 and 12 at noon on chronic kidney disease (CKD).

In Part I: Following a Patient through CKD, Laura Maursetter, DO, will address the diagnosis of CKD, risk factor modification to prevent CKD progression and communication to assist patients with CKD and end stage renal disease in decision making. Dr. Maursetter is a clinical assistant professor in the division of nephrology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

In Part II: Improving CKD Management in the Primary Care Setting, John Hawkins, MD, and Sarah Westby focus on CKD diagnosis and treatment guidelines and highlight how one Family Medicine team is working to streamline and improve CKD management within their clinic. Dr. Hawkins practices family medicine at UW Health-Sun Prairie and Meriter Hospital in Madison and Ms. Westby is a board certified Physician Assistant at UW Health-Sun Prairie Family Medicine Clinic.

This webinar was made possible by a grant from the Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin and is part of the educational series Achieving the Triple Aim with Team Based Care.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

To learn more or to register, click here.

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