Course Director

Jay B. Wish, MD
Jay B. Wish, MD

Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, Indiana


Daniel W. Coyne
Daniel W. Coyne, MD

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Chilnille L. Milbrooks
Chilnille L. Milbrooks, MSN, FNP-C

IU Health Physicians
Indianapolis, Indiana

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Description

In this activity, based on a recent live webcast, a panel of experts offers insight into best practices regarding the treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and emphasizes that the success of employing current (and future) treatments falls on the members of the interdisciplinary nephrology care team. Foundational guidance is combined with a discussion of real cases to further highlight new developments in the management of anemia associated with CKD and provide practical guidance on the integration of such advances.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with anemia related to chronic kidney disease.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the prevalence, clinical impact, and pathogenesis of anemia in CKD
  • Identify benefits and limitations associated with current management approaches to anemia in CKD
  • Recognize the mechanism of action of emerging hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase (HIF-PH) inhibitors in the management of anemia in CKD
  • Assess safety and efficacy data supporting HIF-PH inhibitor use in patients with anemia in CKD
  • Employ strategies to treat anemia in CKD in accordance with current evidence, expert recommendations, and individual patient needs

Providership, Credit, and Support

This CME/MOC/CNE activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP in collaboration with FibroGen.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACCMEThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

MOCSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points and 1.25 Patient Safety MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared through the ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Blinded individual or aggregated participant data may be shared with the funder of the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

ANCCMedical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Successful completion of this continuing nursing education activity will be awarded 1.25 contact hour(s).

Faculty Disclosures

Jay B. Wish, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Chief Medical Officer for Dialysis
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, Indiana

Jay B. Wish, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Akebia Therapeutics; AstraZeneca; Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Rockwell Medical; and Vifor Pharma Management Ltd.
Speakers Bureau participant with Akebia Therapeutics and AstraZeneca.

Daniel W. Coyne, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Daniel W. Coyne, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for AstraZeneca; Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.; GlaxoSmithKline; MediBeacon Inc.; Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Vifor Pharma Management Ltd.
Speakers Bureau participant with Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co.
Other Financial or Material Support as a research collaborator for GlaxoSmithKline.

Chilnille L. Milbrooks, MSN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
IU Health Physicians - Kidney Diseases
Indianapolis, Indiana

Chilnille L. Milbrooks, MSN, FNP-C, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Honorarium from American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Tracy L. Greene, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Nurse Planner, MLI, has nothing to disclose.

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewers have nothing to disclose:

Kaushal Patel, MD
Bobbie Perrin, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline 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 contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

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