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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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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Environmental Health and the Kidneys

November 03, 2023 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Room 114 (Nutter Theatre), Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

This session focuses on the intersection of environmental conditions and kidney health.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Outline steps for emergency preparedness to care for patients with kidney diseases
  • Explain how policies in climate change impact nephrology care
  • Describe the risks to kidney health of agricultural workers
  • Discuss the environmental impact of water use in dialysis

Learning Pathway(s)

  • CKD Non-Dialysis