Hot Topics in Acute Kidney Injury

April 11, 2018

This inter-professional live-webinar will provide physicians, advanced care practitioners and pharmacists with cutting-edge knowledge on some of the fundamental clinical challenges associated with care of patients with or at risk of AKI. Leading experts in the field will present up-to-date knowledge on the prevention of contrast-induced AKI, optimal volume control in the setting of AKI and strategies for safe and effective drug dosing in patients with AKI.

Target Audience

  • Physicians 
  • Dietitians 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses 
  • Technicians
Activity Information:

Wednesday, April 11th from 10am to 11:30am Central Time. 

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live webinar and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the webinar to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Analyze the incidence and outcomes of contrast-associated AKI as well as assessing the most recent evidence for strategies to mitigate the risk of contrast-associated AKI
  • Recognize the risks associated with fluid management and develop strategies for the judicious use of fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients
  • Develop strategies for appropriate drug dosing in patients with dialysis-requiring and non-dialysis requiring acute kidney injury
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/11/2018
Event starts: 
04/11/2018 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
04/11/2018 - 11:30pm
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Faculty Disclosures

Paul Palevsky, MD
Professor of Medicine
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Pittsburgh, PA
Disclosure: Honorarium: Novartis, GE Health, Baxter, HealthSpan Dx; Travel: Novartis, GE Healthcare

Harold Szerlip, MD, FNKF
Director, Nephrology Division; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Honoraria: Astute Medical; Consultant: LaJolla Pharmaseuticals, Zs Pharma, Amarin

Mary Vilay, PharmD
Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Laurie Benton, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, RN
System Director Advanced Practice Professionals
Baylor Scott and White Health
Temple, TX
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Ron Wald, MDCM, MPH
Staff Physician
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, CA
Disclosure: Research funding: Baxter

Planning Committee Disclosures

Lawrence Weisberg, MD, FNKF
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology, CMSRU
Cooper University Health Care
Camden, NJ
Disclosure: Consulting fee: PLC Medical, Inc.

Harold Szerlip, MD, FNKF
Director, Nephrology Division; Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Disclosure: Honoraria: Astute Medical; Consulting Fees: LaJolla Pharmaceuticals, Zs Pharma, Amarin

Ron Wald, MDCM, MPH
Staff Physician
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, CA
Disclosure: Research funding: Baxter

Danielle Nathan, MA
Professional Education Director
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Professional Education Coordinator
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Dialysis Technician

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistant 

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

The activity is available for credit through April 11, 2018.

Dietitian

The National Kidney Foundation is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).  CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.5 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

This activity is available for credit through April 11, 2018.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Dialysis Technician Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 CDR CPEUs

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
06/11/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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