Medicare Education Benefits

Program Description

Completion of this course will increase health care professionals' knowledge of, and referral to, patient education services available to Medicare beneficiaries with kidney disease.


We would like to thank Abbott Nutrition for their support of this educational activity.

Learning objectives

As a result of this course, participants should be better able to:

•Summarize the KDE, MNT and DSMT education benefits available to Medicare beneficiaries with kidney disease,

•Explain the referral processes for these benefits,

•Identify strategies to increase the awareness of these benefits among patients and other providers, and

•Identify educational resources for providing these benefits.

Target audience

Dietitians and Nutrition Professionals

This program is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (Provider # AM003) for 2.0 CPEUs.


The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEU’s) of continuing education credit.

ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-9999-13-461-H01-P

Effective Date: 6/25/2013 to 6/25/2016




Course Length 
1.5 hours + test and evaluation

Course details

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) : 2.00
  • Attendance: 1.50
  • Course opens: Tue, Apr 30 2013
  • Course expires: Sat, Jun 25 2016
  • Cost: $0.00
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