CME Calendar

Pediatric Nephrology for Primary Care Providers

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Online course via Zoom webinar

  • This half-day practical course will provide the most up-to-date best practices for common pediatric nephrology issues seen in primary care.  The curriculum includes lectures with an opportunity to discuss specific cases and issues with clinical experts.

    Who should attend

    • Pediatricians
    • Family physicians
    • Physician assistants
    • Nurses
    • Naturopaths
    • Nurse practitioners
    • Allied health professionals

    Course objectives

    Participants will be able to assess and utilize best practices in the office setting to:

    • Assess new AAP blood pressure guidelines and develop an office-based implementation plan.
    • Diagnose and manage patients with acute kidney injury, proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome.

    Accreditation (applicable for nursing CEUs)

    Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Seattle Children’s designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity meets the criteria for up to 3.75 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

  • Register now.

    Pre-registration is required by noon June 9, 2021.

    Course fee (includes instructional materials and CME credit)

    • General registration: $50
    • Special Rate for both Gender Diversity and Nephrology Courses: $75
    • Residents (Seattle Children’s only): Free

    Registration and cancellation policy

    You must pre-register. We do not accept telephone registrations or registrations on the day of the event.

    Refunds and changes: Please make note of your online registration ID number in your confirmation email.  If you need to cancel or edit your registration, click the registration link in your confirmation email and use your ID to access your registration directly. You will see a refund on your original credit card for all but a $10 processing fee.

    If you need assistance in cancelling your registration or have questions, please email Emily Rice.

  • Course direction

    Joseph Flynn, MD, MS
    Course Director
    Nephrology Division Chief; Dr. Robert O. Hickman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children’s; Professor of Pediatrics, UW

    Emily Rice
    Program Manager, Continuing Medical Education, Seattle Children’s


    Roberto Gordillo, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor, Bioethics; Pediatrics, UW
    Nephrology, Seattle Children’s

    Susan Halbach, MD, MPH
    Nephrology, Seattle Children’s

    Rebecca Hjorten, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW
    Nephrology, Seattle Children’s

    Shaun Jackson, MB ChB, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW
    Nephrology, Seattle Children’s

    Shina Menon, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW
    Nephrology, Seattle Children’s

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Zoom call opens; registrants can log in

    8 a.m.

    Joseph Flynn, MD, MS

    8:15 a.m.

    What’s Acute Kidney Injury and Why Should I Care?
    Shina Menon, MD

    8:45 a.m.


    8:55 a.m.

    Implementing Hypertension Screening Guidelines in Primary Care Setting
    Susan Halbach, MD

    9:25 a.m.

    Case Discussion Q&A

    9:35 a.m.

    Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome
    Rebecca Hjorten, MD

    10:05 a.m.


    10:15 a.m.


    10:30 a.m.

    Henoch Schonlein Purpura and IgA Nephropathy – Are They the Same Disease?
    Shaun Jackson, MD

    11 a.m.


    11:10 a.m.

    Antenatal Hydronephrosis: When to Worry, When to Follow Up
    Roberto Gordillo, MD

    11:40 a.m.