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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Upping the Game: Optimizing Medication Management in CKD

November 04, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session focuses on optimizing mediation management in CKD to reduce progression and improve cardiovascular outcomes. The question of which patients should be targeted for these newer agents is addressed, and clinical pearls are offered for using them with other common medications used to treat diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the application of clinical trial findings in determining which patients get the most benefit from key medications
  • Explain the application of clinical trial results and practice experience to instituting these agents with other therapies that patients with CKD commonly take
  • Discuss future therapies for reducing the progression of kidney diseases

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Linda Awdishu, PharmD
  • Carol A. Pollock, MD, MBBS, PhD