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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the impact of AKI in readmission and mortality after cardiac surgery.
- recognize the value of various available urinary bio-markers in diagnosis of AKI.
- categorize patients at higher risk of developing AKI after cardiac surgery.
- recognize that as compared to urinary biomarkers, duration of AKI has greater value in prediction outcome.
- develop clinical pathways to avoid AKI in high-risk patients to improve post-cardiac surgery re-admissions and mortality.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2021-Jun-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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