New Perspectives in Managing HF and HK – The Cardiorenal Angle

New Perspectives in Managing HF and HK – The Cardiorenal Angle

New Perspectives in Managing HF and HK – The Cardiorenal Angle

Tune in for a patient case discussion that can help you manage hyperkalemia while continuing to up-titrate RAASi therapy in patients with HFrEF & CKD.

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Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    RAASi therapy is a critical component of heart failure management; however, concern about patients developing hyperkalemia often leads to clinical delay and suboptimal dosing. This is especially evident in our patients with chronic kidney disease. So how can we simultaneously maintain optimal therapy and manage hyperkalemia? Join Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod and Dr. Austin Stack as they discuss a patient case and make sure you’re staying up to date with the evolving data, guidelines, and practices.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Mikhail N. Kosiborod, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
    Kansas City, MO

    Research Grant: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim
    Consulting Fees: Amarin, Amgen, Applied Therapeutics, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Glytec, Janssen, Merck, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Vifor Pharma
    Other Research Support: AstraZeneca
    Honorarium: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk

    Austin G. Stack, MBBCh, MD, MSc, FASN, FRCPI
    Professor and Chair of Medicine
    University of Limerick School of Medicine
    University Hospital Limerick
    Limerick, Ireland

    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca, Vifor Pharma
    Consulting Fees: Astellas, AstraZeneca, Vifor Pharma
    Contracted Research: Vifor Pharma

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Sean T. Barrett has nothing to disclose.
    • Megan Clem has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
    • James Seternus, DO, has nothing to disclose.
    • Mario Trucillo, PhD, MS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Discuss key considerations for the management of RAASi therapy in patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic kidney disease (CKD)
    • Evaluate evidence-based approaches to the management of hyperkalemia in patients with HF and CKD
    • Develop interdisciplinary strategies for the management of patients with HF and multiple comorbidities
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and all other professionals involved in the identification and treatment of HF.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) 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 American Medical Association has an agreement of mutual recognition of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), the accreditation body for European countries. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should contact the UEMS at

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this Podcast PLUS activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for .25 nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from CSL Vifor.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Medtelligence. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. 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 patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Medtelligence you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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