About This Course

This three-part interactive course highlights the impact of Chronic Kidney Disease-Associated Pruritus (itching) on patients' daily lives, with advice on evaluation and holistic management from an expert faculty:

Dr Hugh Rayner MA MD FRCP DipMedEd, retired Consultant Nephrologist, UK

Dr Nidhi Sukul MD Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Nephrology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Dr Jessica Dean Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK

Course curriculum:

Module 1: What is CKD-Associated Pruritus? 

Module 2: Understanding the Burden

Module 3: Assessment and Treatment (launches December 2021)

The Post-Course Quiz for CME credit from EACCME launches with Module 3 in December 2021. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to describe:

  • the condition and its manifestations

  • the impact on the individual and the wider costs

  • effective ways to identify, assess, and relieve the itching

Course curriculum

    1. Module 1

    2. Module 1: Survey

    1. Module 2

    2. Module 2: Survey

    1. Module 3

    2. Module 3: Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 6 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Vifor Pharma