| The educational objectives are:|
1. Pathophysiology: Attendees should gain useful insight into the mechanisms underlying the causes and management of secondary hyperparathyroidism.
2. Clinical Presentations: Key clinical and diagnostic aspects of secondary hyperparathyroidism will be reviewed and updated.
3. Therapy: The understanding of the basis and the appreciation of the clinical appearance of secondary hyperparathyroidism will be translated into discussion of its therapy.
Harald Jueppner, MD|
Massachusettes General Hospital
Pediatrics - MGH
Eduardo Slatopolsky, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO.
Kevin J. Martin, MBBCh, FACP
St. Louis University Medical Center
Division of Nephrology
St. Louis, MO.
This group of talks is
for up to 1.5 CME credit hours by the American Society of
The CME post-test must be completed along with an evaluation form for 1.5
hour of CME credit.
| || Date of Web Release: June 1, 2003
CME Credit Eligible Through: May 1, 2004
CME Credit Hours/Completion Time: 1.5 h
For CME accredited talks: Nephrology Board and Recertification
nephrologists and internists
Method of participation: Listen to the
talk, read the
PubMed abstracts linked to data slides and talk references, take
read the abstracts linked to post-test answer feedback material.
Chronic kidney disease affects 30-40 million Americans, of
thousand require renal replacement therapy. These selected lectures
by the HDCN editor and ASN Postgraduate Medical Director to reflect
of practice of greatest interest to the clinician, and areas where
has occurred. The web extension of these ASN lectures will
and other physicians who were unable to attend the live sessions to
benefit from these presentations.
The American Society of Nephrology is accredited by
Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing
The American Society of Nephrology designates this
for category 1.5 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.
should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent
in the activity.
This official ASN symposium was sponsored by a restricted educational grant from Abbott Laboratories.
American Society of Nephrology, the Renal Education
Association, as well
as HDCN have conflict of interest policies that requires course
faculty to disclose
any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to
of their presentations/materials. It is not assumed that these
or affiliations will have an adverse impact on faculty
presentations; they are
simply noted here to fully inform participants.
| FACULTY DISCLOSURE
Dr. Jueppner: discloses no apparent conflicts of pertaining to the material discussed in this talk.
Dr. Martin: Has grants, research support, or consultantships from: Abbott and Amgen. He is also a scientific advisor for Abbott and Amgen.
Dr. Slatopolsky: Has grants, research support or honorariam from Geltex, Chugai, Abbott or Genzyme. He is a clinical investigator for Genzyme and Chugai.
This educational activity may contain discussion of
investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by FDA. The
of Nephrology, the Renal Education Association, and HDCN do not
use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. Please refer
to the official
prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved
contraindications and warnings.
| DISCLOSURE OF
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the
information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional
The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as
for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other
courses of diagnosis
or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be
used by clinicians
without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible
on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product
and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
To complete this educational activity, the user will need Windows or Macintosh operating
software, a connection to the internet with a 28.8 kbps MODEM or better. The computer should have
an audio card with speakers. An audio player, either the Windows Media Player from Microsoft or
the Real Player from Real Media (www.real.com) is required and either can be downloaded for free
per instructions on the individual lecture pages. Acrobat Reader is required to print the CME or
CE certificate, and this can be download free from www.adobe.com.
For any questions concerning this activity please send an email to
or call HDCN at 630-325-3276.