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Cleveland Clinic Nephrology Update OnDemand delivers anytime, anywhere access to vital content addressing the latest in nephrology. Watch 13 scientific sessions from the Cleveland Clinic Virtual Nephrology Update 2020** and get exam-ready — on your own schedule. Get convenient, comprehensive access to a wealth of vital nephrology content while you prepare for successful certification and recertification.  

Prepare for success on the Oct. 14, 2021 Nephrology Certification Examination and earn up to 8 CME credits. OnDemand lets you see and hear experts: 

  • Discuss management strategies for patients with kidney disease  
  • Analyze research on pathogenesis and management of acute kidney injury 
  • Apply current concepts faced in daily practice  
  • Much, much more    


*Content is available for anytime access until Oct. 30, 2022.               
**Members must provide a valid email address associated with their Cleveland Clinic membership.

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Presentation Title 


Measuring Blood Pressure in the Wild: The Importance of Being Valid 

The Evolving Treatment of Lupus Nephritis 

Pathophysiology of Acute Kidney Injury 

Is Albuminuria Attenuation a Sufficient Surrogate? 

The Changing Epidemiology of Glomerular Diseases in the USA 


The ADPKD Story: From Bench to Bedside 

Alport Syndrome: Updates on Diagnosis and Treatment 

New Therapies for Diabetic Kidney Disease: A Call to Action 

NKF VA Dialysis Access Guidelines 

Endovascular AVF – The New Kid on the Block? 

Management of Thoracic Central Vein Occlusion in ESRD Patients 

Cleveland Clinic Nephrology Update OnDemand 2020 

Date of Release:  November 2, 2020 

Expiration Date:  November 1, 2022 

Target Audience 

This activity is designed for nephrologists, cardiologists, intensive care specialists, internists, and other practicing health care professionals who desire an update on pathogenesis and treatment of kidney diseases, hypertension, end stage renal failure, critical care nephrology, vascular access, and related conditions. 

Program Objectives 

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following: 

  • Describe the evidence base supporting recommendations for assessing and managing hypertension 
  • Apply the most recent evidence to the diagnosis and treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. 
  • Critically analyze the research on the pathogenesis and management of acute kidney injury. 
  • Discuss the pathogenesis of various glomerular diseases and summarize the most up to date recommendations on their management in clinical practice. 
  • Summarize vascular access challenges in hemodialysis patients and learn novel strategies and techniques to manage them 
  • Describe the management strategies for assessing and treating various kidney diseases. 

Accreditation Statement
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.  

Faculty Disclosure  

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest: 

Gerald B Appel, MD 
Achillion Research / Independent Contractor 
Alexion Consulting
Membership on advisory committee or review panels  
Amgen Consulting
Membership on advisory committee or review panels  
Apellis Pharmaceuticals Consulting 
Astra Zeneca Consulting 
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Consulting
Research / Independent Contractor 
Calliditas Therapeutics Research / Independent Contractor 
Chemocentryx  Research / Independent Contractor 
EMD Serono, Inc. Consulting
Research / Independent Contractor 
Eli Lilly Consulting
Membership on advisory committee or review panels  
Genentech Consulting
Teaching and Speaking 
Genzyme/Sanofi Consulting
Teaching and Speaking 
Mallinckrodt Inc.  Consulting 
Merck Consulting 
National Institutes of Health Research / Independent Contractor 
Omeros Corporation Consulting 
Pfizer, Inc. Consulting 
REATA Pharmaceuticals Research / Independent Contractor 
Retrophin Research / Independent Contractor 
Uptodate Consulting
Intellectual property rights (Royalties or patent sales) 


Richard Glassock, MD 
Horizon Pharma Consulting 
Equillion, Inc. Consulting 
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Consulting 


Gordon McLennan, MD 
BD Diagnostics, Inc. Teaching and Speaking 
Argon Consulting 
General Electric Teaching and Speaking 
Rene Medical Consulting 
Siemens Membership on advisory committee or review panels  
Stealth Technologies, Inc Consulting 
Stryker Consulting 
Surefire Medical, Inc. Consulting 


Michelle Rheault, MD 
Advicenne Research / Independent Contractor 
Retrophin Research / Independent Contractor 
Sanofi Research / Independent Contractor 
REATA Pharmaceuticals Research / Independent Contractor 
Genentech Research / Independent Contractor 


The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

William Bennett, MD
David M. Hardy, MD
Swapnil Hiremath, MD
J. Charles Jennette, MD
Lee Kirksey, MD
Joseph V Nally, Jr., MD
Mark Okusa, MD
Brian R Stephany, MD
Raymond R Townsend, MD
Tushar Vachharajani, MD 


The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity. 

Medium or Combination of Media Used
Cleveland Clinic Nephrology Update 2020 On Demand is available in the following formats: 

  • Online access with downloadable Podcast files 
  • Mobile version for most tablets and smartphones 

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Method of Participation and CME Certificate
Cleveland Clinic Intensive Nephrology Update 2020 On Demand includes X hours of lectures recorded by Cleveland Clinic faculty and an online evaluation.  

  1. Read the CME information including Program Objectives, Faculty Credentials, and Faculty Disclosures. 
  2. Watch all the sessions. You can access the content as many times as you would like before completing the evaluation. 
  3. When ready to complete the online evaluation, click the “CME Evaluation” link button in the upper right of the video player (you must be online to access the evaluation). 

General Information  

You can access your account to see what CME evaluations you have taken, see the number of credits you have earned, and print out CME certificates from all evaluations you have taken. 

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To print a certificate
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