Insights into Managing Kidney Disease in Older Patients

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


All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated.

Dr. Jane O. Shell receives;

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

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 0.75 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 4 weeks post-completion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 7/13/2021 | Last Modified On: 8/8/2022 | Expires: 8/4/2023


July 13, 2021


August 4, 2023

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