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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Board Review Course & Update

Board Review Course & Update Virtual 2021 July 17 - 22, 2021


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Registration online is quick and easy with discounts for ASN members.

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View the key components and topics of BRCU to face the boards with confidence.

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Face the Boards with Confidence

The ASN Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) Virtual 2021 will be a fully virtual course. Each day will offer approximately 5 hours of interactive, live-streamed sessions with expert faculty that will incorporate case-based discussions, board-style questions, breakout groups, and more. All lectures will be available on-demand to view at your convenience. You will have access to all lectures for at least 2 years.

The Gold Standard

BRCU is the gold standard to maximize your readiness for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification exams. This course also provides a comprehensive and essential update for practicing nephrologists and healthcare professionals.

Patterned After the ABIM Blueprint

Stay engaged with clinical discussions, relevant physiology and pathophysiology information, essential updates and preparation. Patterned after the ABIM blueprint, topics will include:

  • Assessment of Kidney Function and Structure
  • Sodium and Water Abnormalities
  • Glomerular and Vascular Disorders
  • Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders
  • Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders
  • CKD and ESKD
  • Hypertension
  • AKI and ICU Nephrology
  • Pharmacology
  • Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones
  • Bone and Mineral Metabolism
  • Kidney Transplantation

Corporate Supporter

Support is provided by educational grants from Akebia Therapeutics, Inc., AstraZeneca, and Vifor Pharma, Inc.


BRCU Virtual 2021 Highlights

  • Exam-focused curricula, patterned after the ABIM blueprint
  • Opportunity to interact with 35 expert faculty via chat and live-streamed sessions
  • Interactive case-based studies
  • "Add Efficiency to Your Studying: Change the Way You Approach the Boards" presentation
  • Complimentary online access to all content shortly after the course, available for 2+ years.
  • Online practice exam with 300+ questions
  • Approximately, 53 CME Credits and MOC Points
  • Downloadable PDF of all presentations