George L. Bakris, MD - Recognizing and Treating Hyperkalemia in Patients With Heart Failure and/or Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update for Hospitalists

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Go online to PeerView.com/FNU860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, based on a recent live web broadcast, leading experts explore the benefits and limitations of newer potassium binders, such as patiromer and sodium zirconium cyclosilicate, and share evidence-based strategies for managing hyperkalemia to improve patient outcomes. Upon completion of this accredited CE activity, participants should be better able to: Recognize the burden of hyperkalemia in patients with HF and/or CKD, Differentiate current agents for the management of hyperkalemia according to their mechanisms of action, Apply current guidelines and best-available evidence to the management of hyperkalemia in patients with HF and/or CKD, Employ evidence-based strategies for care coordination among the multidisciplinary team members to reduce the risk of readmission for hyperkalemia in patients with HF and/or CKD.

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