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Board Review Course & Update

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Saturday, July 17

On-Demand: Day 1 - Available July 12

Time Session Details

Nephrotoxins for the Boards

  • Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN

Inherited Renal Cystic Diseases

  • Ronald D. Perrone, MD, FASN

Estimating GFR: From Physiology to Public Health

  • Cynthia Delgado, MD, FASN

Cases: Imaging in Nephrology

  • Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN

Approach to the Interpretation of Proteinuria, Albuminuria, Hematuria, and Urinary Sediment

  • Richard J. Glassock, MD, FASN

Add Efficiency to Your Studying: Change the Way You Approach the Boards

  • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN


Day 1: Saturday, July 17, 10:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. EDT

Time Session Details
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

BRCU Welcome and Introduction

  • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
  • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Question Block #1 Self Directed Case Breakouts

    11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

    Warm-Up Board Questions

    • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
    • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
    11:40 AM - 12:40 PM

    Relationship Between Sodium and Water: Principles of Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

    • Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, FASN
    12:55 PM - 1:55 PM

    Cases: Volume, Sodium, and Water Disorders

    • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
    • Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, FASN
    2:55 PM - 3:25 PM

    Question Block #2 Self-Directed Case Breakouts

      3:25 PM - 4:05 PM

      Cases: Urinalysis/Urine Microscopy

      • Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN
      4:05 PM - 4:55 PM

      Acute and Chronic Interstitial Nephritis

      • Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN
      4:55 PM - 5:45 PM

      Cases: Onconephrology

      • Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN
      • Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, FASN
      5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

      Optional Breakouts Day 1 - Self Directed Study Groups



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        Sunday, July 18

        On-Demand: Day 2 - Available July 12

        Time Session Details

        Viral Nephritides, Including HIV, CMV and Hepatitis

        • Nelson Leung, MD

        Pathogenesis and Mechanisms of Glomerular Injury

        • Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN

        IgA Nephrology and Cases

        • Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN

        Diabetic Nephropathy

        • William Luke Whittier, MD, FASN

        Cases: Diabetic Kidney Disease

        • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN


        Day 2: Sunday, July 18, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. EDT

        Time Session Details
        10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

        Day 2's Introduction

        • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
        10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

        Pathology of Glomerulonephritides

        • Glen S. Markowitz, MD
        11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

        Idiopathic and Primary Glomerulonephritides

        • Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS
        12:20 PM - 1:50 PM

        Glomerulonephritides: Live Case Discussions #1

        • Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN
        • Nelson Leung, MD
        • Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS
        • Glen S. Markowitz, MD
        • Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN
        2:35 PM - 3:35 PM

        Dysproteinemias, Amyloid, Fibrillary Glomerulonephritis, and Thrombotic Angiopathies

        • Nelson Leung, MD
        3:35 PM - 4:30 PM

        Secondary Glomerulonephritides and Vasculitis

        • Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN
        4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

        Glomerulonephritides: Live Case Discussions #2

        • Ronald J. Falk, MD, FASN
        • Nelson Leung, MD
        • Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS
        • Glen S. Markowitz, MD
        • Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN
        6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

        Optional Breakouts Day 2 - Self-Directed Study Groups



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          Monday, July 19

          On-Demand: Day 3 - Available July 12

          Time Session Details

          Pregnancy and Kidney Diseases

          • Belinda Jim, MD

          Poisonings and Intoxications

          • David S. Goldfarb, MD, FASN

          Normal Kidney Potassium Handling

          • Biff F. Palmer, MD, FASN

          Non-Anion Gap Acidosis

          • Susie L. Hu, MD, FASN

          Nephrolithiasis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Medical Management

          • David S. Goldfarb, MD, FASN

          Acid-Base Disorders: Key Core Concepts

          • Kalani L. Raphael, MD, MS, FASN


          Day 3: Monday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. EDT

          Time Session Details
          10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

          Day 3's Introduction

          • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
          10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

          Question Block #3 Self-Directed Case Breakouts

            10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

            Potassium: Hypokalemic and Hyperkalemic Disorders

            • Biff F. Palmer, MD, FASN
            11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

            Increased Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis

            • Biff F. Palmer, MD, FASN
            12:45 PM - 1:20 PM

            Metabolic Alkalosis

            • Susie L. Hu, MD, FASN
            2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

            Question Block #4 Self-Directed Case Breakouts

              2:50 PM - 3:50 PM

              Cases: Acid Base

              • Biff F. Palmer, MD, FASN
              • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
              3:50 PM - 4:40 PM

              Genetic Renal Disease

              • Barry I. Freedman, MD
              4:40 PM - 5:25 PM

              Cases: Genetics and Pregnancy

              • Barry I. Freedman, MD
              • Belinda Jim, MD
              5:25 PM - 6:00 PM

              Challenging Cases: Nephrolithiasis

              • David S. Goldfarb, MD, FASN
              6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

              Optional Breakouts Day 3 - Self-Directed Study Groups



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                Tuesday, July 20

                On-Demand: Day 4 - Available July 12

                Time Session Details

                Principles of Drug Prescribing in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases

                • William M. Bennett, MD, FASN

                Peritoneal Dialysis: Physiology and Clinical Approach to BP and Volume Control

                • Suzanne Watnick, MD, FASN

                How Dialysis Works: Physics/Physiology of Dialysis: The Basics, Similarities, and Differences Between PD and HD

                • Sana Waheed, MD, FASN

                ESKD Vascular Access and Related Infections

                • Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN

                Dialysis: Cardiovascular and Blood Pressure Issues

                • Susan Hedayati, MD, MS, FASN

                Cases: ESKD

                • Christopher T. Chan, MD

                Anemia and Metabolic Acidosis in CKD and ESKD

                • Susan Hedayati, MD, MS, FASN


                Day 4: Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. - 6:05 p.m. EDT

                Time Session Details
                10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                Day 4's Introduction

                • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

                Question Block #5 Self-Directed Case Breakouts

                  10:45 AM - 11:20 AM

                  Cases: CKD

                  • Christopher T. Chan, MD
                  11:35 AM - 12:25 PM

                  Common Medical Problems in the Patient with ESKD

                  • Mark L. Unruh, MD, MS
                  1:25 PM - 1:55 PM

                  Question Block #6 Self-Directed Case Breakouts

                    1:55 PM - 2:40 PM

                    Dialysis: Prescription and Adequacy Issues for HD and PD

                    • Suzanne Watnick, MD, FASN
                    2:40 PM - 3:35 PM

                    Peritoneal Dialysis: Infectious and Non-Infectious Complications

                    • Suzanne Watnick, MD, FASN
                    3:35 PM - 4:15 PM

                    Hemodialysis: Selected Complications

                    • Mark L. Unruh, MD, MS
                    4:15 PM - 5:05 PM

                    Board Cases

                    • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                    • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN
                    5:05 PM - 5:35 PM

                    Office Hours

                    • Christopher T. Chan, MD
                    • Mark L. Unruh, MD, MS
                    • Suzanne Watnick, MD, FASN
                    5:35 PM - 6:05 PM

                    Optional Breakouts Day 4 - Self-Directed Case Breakouts



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                      Wednesday, July 21

                      On-Demand: Day 5 - Available July 12

                      Time Session Details

                      Pathophysiology and Treatment: Essential Hypertension

                      • Stephen C. Textor, MD

                      Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies: Clinical Presentations and Therapy

                      • Tara I. Chang, MD, MS, FASN

                      Drug-Induced Hypertension

                      • Tara I. Chang, MD, MS, FASN

                      AKI: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Biomarkers, and Risk Assessment

                      • Jay L. Koyner, MD


                      Day 5: Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m. EDT

                      Time Session Details
                      10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                      Day 5's Introduction

                      • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                      10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

                      Question Block #7 Self-Directed Breakouts

                        10:45 AM - 11:40 AM

                        Secondary Hypertension: Clinical Syndromes, Diagnostic Workup, and Management

                        • George L. Bakris, MD, FASN
                        11:40 AM - 12:20 PM

                        Renal Artery Stenosis, Renovascular Hypertension, and Ischemic Nephropathy

                        • Stephen C. Textor, MD
                        12:35 PM - 1:15 PM

                        Cases: Hypertension

                        • George L. Bakris, MD, FASN
                        • Tara I. Chang, MD, MS, FASN
                        • Stephen C. Textor, MD
                        2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

                        Question Block #8 Self-Directed Breakouts

                          2:45 PM - 3:55 PM

                          AKI: Prevention and Non-Dialytic Therapy

                          • Jay L. Koyner, MD
                          3:55 PM - 5:05 PM

                          Acute Renal Replacement Therapies

                          • Ashita J. Tolwani, MD, MS
                          5:05 PM - 6:15 PM

                          Cases: AKI and ICU Nephrology

                          • Jay L. Koyner, MD
                          • Ashita J. Tolwani, MD, MS


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                          Thursday, July 22

                          On-Demand: Day 6 - Available July 12

                          Time Session Details

                          Treatment of CKD-MBD

                          • Tamara Isakova, MD

                          Transplant Evaluation

                          • Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN

                          Magnesium: Normal Physiology, Hypomagnesemia, and Hypermagnesemia

                          • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN

                          Cases: Transplantation

                          • William M. Bennett, MD, FASN
                          • Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN

                          Calcium/Phosphorous/PTH, Vitamin D, and FGF-23: Pathophysiology of Metabolic Bone Disease

                          • Myles Wolf, MD


                          Day 6: Thursday, July 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:25 p.m. EDT

                          Time Session Details
                          10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

                          Day 6's Introduction

                          • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                          10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

                          Transplant Biopsy: Indications and Findings

                          • Jean Hou, MD
                          10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

                          Question Block #9 Self-Directed Breakouts

                            11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

                            Transplant Immunology

                            • Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN
                            12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

                            Post-Transplant Infectious Complications

                            • Michael G. Ison, MD, MS
                            2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

                            Question Block #10 Self-Directed Breakouts

                              2:50 PM - 3:50 PM

                              Post-Transplant Noninfectious Complications

                              • Michelle A. Josephson, MD, FASN
                              3:50 PM - 4:35 PM

                              Cases: Metabolic Bone Disease

                              • Tamara Isakova, MD
                              • Myles Wolf, MD
                              4:35 PM - 5:10 PM

                              Board Cases 2

                              • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                              5:10 PM - 5:25 PM

                              BRCU Closing

                              • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN
                              • Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN


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