To promote excellence in the prevention and treatment of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) by building a foundational program that transforms the delivery of AKI care, reduces morbidity and mortality and improves long-term outcomes.
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2020 Kidney Week Reimagined: AKI Highlights
Promoting Excellence in the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Related AKIOctober 24, 2020 | 02:30 PM ET - 04:30 PM ET
Drs. Mitra Nadim, Kathleen Liu, Dominick Santoriello, and Jay Koyner discuss excellence in the prevention and treatment of AKI in patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Lectures include a proposed list of pathways to build a foundational program that transforms the recognition and delivery of AKI care, reduces morbidity and mortality, and improves long-term outcomes. Drs. Jorge Cerda and Sarah Faubel moderate the event.
Preview Dr. Cerda's introduction Here
Critical Illness and AKI in COVID-19: What Have We Learned?October 22, 2020 | 10:30 AM ET - 12:30 PM ET
During this session, experts in acute kidney care discuss challenges in caring for the most critically ill patients with COVID-19 and share lessons learned for care in future waves of the pandemic.
Acute Kidney Injury Learning Pathway at Kidney Week 2020October 22 - October 25. 2020
Simulive and On-Demand
During Kidney Week this year, ASN will present twenty sessions that focus on acute kidney care.
ASN/HHS COVID-19 Scarce Resources Roundtable
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted two 90-minute sessions with clinicians who were practicing in the acute in-hospital nephrology setting and experiencing a surge in COVID-19 outbreaks.
The roundtable sessions explored challenges, lessons learned, and sought to identify best practices in acute in-hospital nephrology settings experiencing an acute and or a prolonged surge in COVID-19 outbreaks. Numerous treatment and logistical areas were explored, lessons learned were discussed, and participants shared recommendations for the future as facilities continue to care for patients through this and future pandemics.
ASN's COVID-19 Resources
ASN's COVID-19 Site has resources, Webinars, Podcasts, and links to important AKI articles. To access this resource, click the buttons below.COVID-19 Homepage ASN Resources ASN Journals Publications
COVID-19 Toolkit for Nephrology Clinicians: Preparing for a Surge
In response to the increasing COVID-19 spread across the United States, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) COVID-19 Response Team has curated the following recommendations developed by nephrologists and nephrology team members. We hope that by sharing these promising practices for the care of patients receiving renal replacement therapy (RRT), the reader will be assisted by the experiences of professionals who were on the front lines early in the COVID-19 pandemic. The information and resources contained in this Toolkit discuss general considerations across nephrology care settings, outpatient dialysis, dialysis in the acute setting, urgent start peritoneal dialysis, home dialysis, and the care of the transplant patient.
AKI!Now Steering Committee
- Jorge Cerda, MD, Chair
- Anupam Agarwal, MD
- Mark Okusa, MD
- Kathleen Liu, MD
- Stuart Goldstein, MD
- Anitha Vijayan, MD