Nephrology Essentials and Case Studies Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook 2021
Nephrology Essentials and Case Studies Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook is organized by Continuing Education Inc and will be held from Sep 25 - Oct 02, 2021 at Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, Miami, Florida, United States of America.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit Designation for Nurses:
Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 14 contact hours.
To provide the physician with a working knowledge of clinically relevant and up-to-date topics in clinical nephrology using a combined lecture and case study approach. This review will provide a practical overview of commonly encountered problems in clinical nephrology, focusing on prevention, diagnosis, and management. For each topic, nephrology essentials will be reviewed and illustrative cases explored and discussed.
Participants will be invited to share their clinical experiences, concerns, and insights. Upon completion of the course, participants should have a clear understanding of the stages of chronic kidney disease and be able to enumerate the common disease entities that result in chronic disease; recognize common complications of chronic kidney disease especially anemia and abnormalities of calcium and phosphorus metabolism, their pathophysiology and management.
Participants should be familiar with the incidence of hypertension in the community, its demographics and complications, and be able to describe the approach to management of the difficult to control hypertensive patient. Participants should recognize the renal complications of diabetes mellitus, its pathophysiology and approach to management; describe the different types of kidney stones, their pathophysiology and management; recognize the significance of proteinuria, describe the common diseases associated with proteinuria, and understand the management of proteinuria.
The practitioner should also be familiar with the approach to proteinuria and hypertension during pregnancy, and describe the long-term complications of preeclampsia. Finally, the practitioner should be able to describe the pathophysiology of cardiorenal syndrome and diuretic resistance, and understand the use of diuretics in clinical practice.
Ideal candidates for these seminars include physicians as well as other health care professionals involved in the daily management of renal patients in inpatient or outpatient setting.
- Contact Hours : 14
- CME : 14
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