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Dr. Xioaying Deng to discuss kidney disease and dialysis patients at next Neurology Grand Rounds Sept. 8

At the next Neurology Grand Rounds on Thursday, Sept. 8, Dr. Xioaying Deng will give a presentation entitled “Management of hypertension emergency/urgency in AKI, CKD, and dialysis patients.”

The talk will be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. both in-person at the Brain & Spine Clinic (2301 25th Street S., Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A) and via Webex at: (Meeting no./Access:  2424 615 4901 and Password:  jN7cBPmXv93).

The purpose of this event is to enhance the competence of participants related to the care of patients with neurological disorders.

The objectives of the presenter are to review:

  • HTN in acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and dialysis patients.
  • Goal blood pressure in adults with hypertension.
  • Choice of drug therapy in CKD with and without DM, HTN emergency. 

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

None of the planners or presenter for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Requirements for Successful Completion of this activity

  • Report attendance as requested by activity planner.
  • Attendance at the entire session.

In order for non-Sanford employees to receive CME credit for attendance, an account will need to be created in the Sanford Success Center. If a non-Sanford employee has previously attended a Sanford event, such as a symposium, they may already have an account. Please use this link to register:

Sanford Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sanford Health designates this Live education activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions? Contact Kari Heinle at or 701.417.6036.