Recorded Webinar: The National Kidney Diet: Putting the New Renal Nutrition Guidelines into Practice Webinar

This webinar took place on September 14, 2023.  

The National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) has provided evidence-based guidelines for nutrition in kidney diseases since 1999. The 2020 update to the KDOQI provides comprehensive up-to-date information on the understand and care of patients with CKD and primarily focus on six primary areas: nutritional assessment, medical nutrition therapy (MNT), dietary protein and energy intake, nutritional supplementation, micronutrients, and electrolytes.1

On Thursday, September 14, 2023, from 2-3 p.m. ET, join Rachael Majorowicz, RDN, CSR, LD, FNKF, for a webinar that reviews more recent literature since publication of the 2020 KDOQI Nutrition Guidelines, and describes how RDs can apply the guidelines and newer literature into practice. Rachael will also discuss where RDs can find readily available resources to help CKD patients in their daily practice. Common misconceptions of “the renal diet” will be addressed, as well as how more healthful, balanced recommendations can be provided. 

1. Ikizler TA, Burrowes JD, Byham-Gray LD, et al. KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Nutrition in CKD: 2020 Update. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. Sep 2020;76(3 Suppl 1):S1-S107. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.05.006


Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, nutrition professionals will be better able to:
1.    Review evidence for the recommended changes to nutrition therapy interventions for patients with chronic kidney disease.
2.    Identify recommendations and literature that differ from previous practice.
3.    Implement the updated recommendations into practice with education of patients and colleagues.

Additional Information

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 
1.1.5, 4.1.2., 8.1.1., 8.2.2
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  • 1.00 CDR
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Rachael Majorowicz, RDN, CSR, LD, FNKF, is a renal dietitian for Mayo Clinic Dialysis Services and an Assistant Professor of Nutrition for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She has over 20+ years of experience providing patient care, creating educational materials, writing medical nutrition therapy guidelines, and presenting to dietitians, medical students, dietetic interns, nurses, and nephrology providers. 

Rachael has served on the executive committee of the Renal Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition Dietetics for over 15 years and Diet led the revision of the National Kidney Diet (formerly the National Renal Diet). She is a CSR test item writer, contributor to online medical information, peer-reviewed journals, and book chapters, including the current revision of the bone and mineral disorders chapter of “A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care in Kidney Disease.” Rachael was recently awarded the RPG Outstanding Service Award. 

Rachael Majorowicz, RDN, CSR, LD, FNKF, faculty for this event, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accredited by Becky Dorner + Associates Inc. #11481

This course is intended for: RDNs and CDCESs

CDR Activity Number: Recorded: 177938

Activity Type: 175 Recorded Pre-approved CPE

CPE Level: 2

Suggested Performance Indicators:

1.1.5 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice.
4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making.
8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based literature and standards for determining nutritional needs of target audiences.
8.2.2 Differentiates between outdated and current evidence-based practice related to the management of diseases and clinical conditions.
Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CDR


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