Meyeon Park, MD, MAS

Division of Nephrology,
University of California, San Francisco,
San Francisco, California

Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH

Division of General Internal Medicine
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco

Heather Thiessen-Philbrook, MMath

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine,
Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Amit X. Garg, MD

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine,
Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Jay L. Koyner, MD

Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine,
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Steven G. Coca, DO, MS

Division of Nephrology,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
New York, New York

Chirag R. Parikh, MD, PhD

Section of Nephrology,
Yale University School of Medicine,
New Haven, Connecticut

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify patients that are at high risk of developing acute kidney injury.
- describe the possibility of developing acute kidney injury based on the changes in serum biomarkers.
- employ therapies to protect the renal function of those patients who are at the highest risk of developing acute kidney injury.
- formulate clinical strategies that are based on the strengths and limitation of the value of various biomarkers in diagnosing acute kidney injury.
- value the impact of acute kidney injury on hospital length of stay, short and long-term mortality.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Apr-01
Expiration Date:2018-Apr-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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