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Updates in Nephrology
for the Primary Care Provider

Course Brochure

Saturday, May 3, 2015

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
P: (734) 414-0600

Target Audience
This course is intended for primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, nephrologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents in internal medicine, nephrology fellows, and other health care providers.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, April 25, 2014. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, lunch and course materials for participants. On-site registration will also be available.

General Rate
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, April 25, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this seminar, participants will be able to implement:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.


7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome and Introduction
Patrick Gipson, MD
8:05 Interesting Electrolyte Cases
Biff Palmer, MD
9:00 Evaluation of Hematuria: Guidelines from the AUA
John Hollingsworth, MD
9:40 Resistant Hypertension: The Present and the Future of Treating Difficult to Control Patients
Robert Brook, MD
10:20 Break
10:35 Evaluation of Proteinuria in the Adult Patient
Laura Mariani, MD
11:15 Acute Kidney Injury: Lessons from the International Guidelines
Michael Heung, MD
11:55 Lunch
12:40 pm Fatty Kidney: How Obesity Causes Nephropathy
Frank Brosius, MD
1:20 Transplant for the Primary Care Provider
Diane Cibrik, MD
2:00 Course Adjourns