Chronic Kidney Disease: Current Recommendations for Nutritional Management
This lecture has been RACE approved for 1 CE hour for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
Current thoughts and recommendations on the nutritional management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on the latest literature are discussed in this lecture. We will discuss the key nutritional factors and benefits of veterinary therapeutic diets, optimum time to recommend a therapeutic diet, pharmaceutical options to stimulate appetite and weight gain and when to consider feeding tubes. Finally, this session will include the importance of client education and communication tips for the entire veterinary health care team.