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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

On Call in the ICU

November 05, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

Nephrologists are frequent consultants in the intensive care unit (ICU), often for the dialytic management of patients with AKI. This session sheds light on the newest knowledge guiding the prescription of RRT to patients with AKI and provides an update on the latest ICU literature relevant to the practicing nephrologist.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Define the optimal time to commence RRT
  • Describe up-to-date evidence for anticoagulation in AKI requiring RRT
  • Discuss the optimal time for transitions in therapy in critically ill patients with AKI requiring RRT
  • Summarize lessons learned from the treatment of AKI among patients with COVID-19

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Acute Kidney Injury


  • Jay L. Koyner, MD
  • Emma Heydari Ulrich, MD


  • Deferring the Initiation of RRT: Is It Ever Too Late to Start?
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Stephane Gaudry, MD, PhD
  • Transitions in the Delivery of Acute Dialysis: Switching Modalities and Discontinuing Therapy
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Samuel A. Silver, MD, MS, FASN
  • Getting the Most from Your CRRT Filter
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Ashita J. Tolwani, MD, MS
  • What Is New in Critical Care Medicine? A Primer for Nephrologists
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Elizabeth Wilcox, MD, PhD