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Nutritional and Dietary Management of Kidney Disease: A Patient Care Approach

We Are What We Eat: Learn How to Enforce Kidney Health through Nutrition and Diet 

UCI Nephrology has teamed up with the nation’s leading experts to leverage their interests and expertise to provide insights on real-world clinical management and hands-on workshops for dietary approaches. 

This is a full-day CME course for physicians (Nephrologists, Internists, Urologists and Family Practitioners) and other healthcare providers and allied health professionals (dietitians, nurses, nutritionists, and researchers) who will learn the pathophysiology and mechanisms related to the role of nutrition in kidney disease and kidney health. 

Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Check-in: 7:15 a.m.
New Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Anaheim - Orange County, Laguna Newport Ballroom, 100 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868
Parking Info: Self-parking is $6 

Registration and Course Fee 

$70 - Physicians 
$60 - Allied Health Professionals 
Free - Students and Trainees (was previously $15)

This event is currently full. You may register to be placed on the waitlist. If a space opens, you will be contacted at that time.

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For more information, please contact Kristine Fuentebella at | 714-456-5142

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Faculty Speakers:

  • Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD
  • Lakhmir ‘Mink’ Chawla, MD 
  • Ralph Clayman, MD
  • Sean Hashmi, MD
  • Arvin Jenab, ND
  • Joel Kopple, MD
  • Jaime Landman, MD
  • Wei Ling Lau, MD
  • Robert Mak, MD, PhD
  • Connie Rhee, MD, MSc
  • Ekamol Tantisattamo, MD
  • Amanda Tortorici, RD

Lecture Topics

  • How to prevent and delay dialysis by nutritional interventions in CKD
  • Vegan and vegetarian diet for CKD management
  • Nutritional management of diabetic kidney disease and proteinuria
  • Kidney cancer and nephrectomy
  • UCI Kidney Health Program: Kidney longevity and living with solitary kidney and after nephrectomy
  • Nutritional management of kidney stones
  • Complementary medicine and lifestyle modifications for Kidney Health
  • Nutritional management of Acute Kidney Injury and critical care cases
  • Complex cases and supplements: Amino acids and keto-analogues
  • Nutritional management after kidney transplantation
  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition support for dialysis patients
  • Phosphorus, potassium and acid-base management and CKD diet
  • Workshop for dietary counseling: How to evaluate a patient’s dietary intake and adherence to prescribed dietary targets
  • Nutritional Management of Kidney Disease in Children
  • Microbiome, Prebiotics and Probiotics in CKD

Recommended Hotel Accommodations (near Disneyland)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Anaheim-Orange County
100 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868
Tel: 714-634-4500 

Ayres Hotel Orange
200 N. The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868
Tel: 714-919-7940

ALO Hotel
3737 W. Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Tel: 714-978-9168

Accreditation Statement 
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement 
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

In addition, 7 CEUs will be available for nurse practitioners, registered nurses and registered dietitians. It is the participant’s responsibility to submit their UC Irvine attendance certificate directly to their respective board. 

California Assembly Bill 1195
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at