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ABIM MOC Activity ID

5/8/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Advanced Care Planning and Shared Decision Making in ESRD





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

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

  • Recognize the prognosis of patients with ESRD.
  • Describe the approach to conservative management of patients with CKD.
  • Identify the barriers to advanced care planning in ESRD.
  • Delineate several approaches to enhancing communications in advanced care planning.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Song, Unruh, Manatunga et al. Contem Clin Trials 2018.
  2. Eneanya et al. BMC Palliative Care 2015
  3. Parvez S, Abdel-Kader K, Pankratz VS, Song MK, Unruh M. CJASN. 2016.

Mark Unruh MD, MS — Chair, Department of Internal Medicine Translational Science Base Director University of New Mexico School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors 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, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.