Critical Care Nephrology: 2016 Update

Course Description

This program is designed for trainees and practicing nephrologists who care for critically ill patients with kidney disease. The first day reviews general topics in critical care medicine that are relevant to the practicing nephrologist, including hemodynamic support and recent updates in the management of sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome; management of critical illness in the patient with ESRD; ethical issues in the critically ill patient with kidney disease; nutritional needs for the critically ill; and the management of AKI in specific clinical settings, including the patient with cardiorenal syndrome. The second day's primary focus is the management of AKI in critically ill patients including outcomes of AKI, AKI in the setting of pregnancy and cancer, and the management of patients receiving RRT.

(Please note that an electronic syllabus will be provided to participants, not a printed syllabus.)

Course Objective(s)

Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to: 1. describe the tools and clinical approaches to the management of septic shock and acute lung injury; 2. apply current definitions and staging criteria for AKI; 3. summarize current management of patients with AKI in the setting of pregnancy, cancer, and cardio-renal syndrome; 4. discuss the long-term risks of CKD and ESRD in patients who survive an episode of AKI; and 5. choose among the modalities of RRT and select the most appropriate dose of RRT in critically ill patients with AKI.

ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Program is subject to change.

Co-Chairs

  • Jay L. Koyner, MD
  • Kathleen D. Liu, MD, PhD

Sessions

Day I
November 15, 2016 | 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: W196 (McCormick Place) | Add to your Outlook, Google, Yahoo, or Apple iCal Calendar

Day I

November 15, 2016 | 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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Day II
November 16, 2016 | 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
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Day II

November 16, 2016 | 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM

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