Battle Inflammation in Chronic Kidney Disease with Nutrition Therapy Webinar

Course Expires May 31, 2024
Credits: 1.0
Accreditations: CDR

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Learn how to battle inflammation in chronic kidney disease with medical nutrition therapy!

LIVE webinar Thursday May 12 at 2:00-3:00 PM EDT – See below to learn how to get this webinar for free!

Join Dr. Melissa Prest, DCN, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN as she identifies different contributors of inflammation in the CKD population and focuses on evidence based nutrition interventions to address these contributing factors to reduce inflammation. She will also address how to recognize albumin function and the role of malnutrition in CKD and provide various ways to incorporate anti-inflammatory foods into the renal diet by getting away from the traditional renal diet.

Receive the webinar for FREE by ordering the course below. Click on the link below, add the course to your cart, and when checking out use coupon code: CKD2022

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After completing this continuing education course the learner should be able to:

  1. Identify and understand unique sources of inflammation in chronic kidney disease (CKD).
  2. Recognize albumin function and role with malnutrition in CKD.
  3. Utilize evidence for possible nutrition therapy options for reducing inflammation in CKD.

This course is intended for: RDNs and NDTRs

CDR Activity Number: Live: 170064   / Recorded: 170065

Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar/ 175 Recorded Pre-approved CPE

CPE Level: 2

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making. 
  • 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
  • 8.2.2 Differentiates between outdated and current evidence-based practice related to the management of diseases and clinical conditions. 
  • 8.1.5 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.

Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

Melissa PrestMelissa Prest, DCN, MS, RDN, CSR, LDN is the Foundation Dietitian for the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. In this role, she focuses on nutrition education for individuals at risk for and/or diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Melissa is also involved in program planning for patients and professionals. Prior to working with NKFI, Melissa practiced in a dialysis center providing medical nutrition therapy for individuals treated with renal replacement therapy. Melissa completed her doctorate in clinical nutrition from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Prest holds multiple local, state, and national volunteer leadership roles with the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Illinois Council on Renal Nutrition, the NKF Council on Renal Nutrition, the Renal Dietitian Practice Group and serves as a National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

“In addition to being able to form a long-term patient-clinician relationship, what I most enjoy about working with persons living with chronic conditions is seeing the impact of making healthy behavior changes on their quality of life.”

Disclosures: Dr. Melissa Prest has received an honorarium from the Catalyst Training Lab Middle East and serves on the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Renal Practice Group. However, she has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program.


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