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Jane O. Schell, discusses managing kidney disease in older patients.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the dialysis experience for older patients with kidney disease
  • Identify two tools to predict risk of renal progression in patients with kidney disease
  • Describe conservative kidney management outcomes and patients who most benefit


Dr. Jane O. Schell has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

Other: Uptodate honorarium, Palliative care advisor for Dialysis Clinic, Inc. 

All presenters' disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 7/13/2021 | Last Modified On: 7/13/2021 | Expires: 7/13/2022

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