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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

The Hospitalized Patient with AKI: Opportunities for Enhancing Care

October 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand

Session Description

This session provides an overview of emerging concepts in the care of hospitalized patients with AKI. 

Learning Objective(s)

  • Explain the utility of electronic alerts and structured care bundles for AKI
  • Describe how urinalysis and kidney biopsy inform the management of AKI
  • Discuss the morbidity associated with volume overload in patients with AKI and strategies for its prevention
  • Examine optimal approaches to the post-discharge follow-up of AKI survivors

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Acute Kidney Injury


  • Edward George Clark, MD, MS
  • Sushrut S. Waikar, MD, MPH


  • Electronic Alerts and Care Bundles for AKI: Do They Help?
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Nicholas M. Selby, MD, MBBS 
  • Leveraging Urinalysis and Kidney Biopsy to Guide the Care of Patients with AKI
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Jay R. Seltzer, MD 
  • Volume Stewardship in AKI
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Katja M. Gist, DO, MS 
  • Post-Discharge Follow-Up of AKI Survivors: Who, How, and Where?
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Javier A. Neyra, MD, MS, FASN