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Intensive Review of Nephrology: The Acclaimed Clinical Update

If you are seeking a practical and comprehensive clinical review, this program ensures you are up to date across all major areas of nephrology, including:
 

GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

  • Basic concepts of pathology and pathophysiology
  • Interpretation of the urinary sediment
  • The latest treatment strategies and guidelines for:
    • Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis
    • Lupus nephritis
    • IgA nephropathy
    • Membranous nephropathy
       

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

  • Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease
  • Best practices in the management of CKD patients
  • Current approaches to the care of patients with diabetic kidney disease
  • Updated approach to geriatric nephrology
     

GENETIC KIDNEY DISEASE

  • State-of-the-art approaches to genetic diseases of the kidney
  • Latest updates on polycystic kidney disease
     

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

  • Workup and management of AKI
  • Biomarkers of AKI
  • Current guidelines for renal replacement therapy in the ICU including CVVH and intermittent HD
  • Thrombotic microangiopathies
  • Cardiorenal and hepatorenal syndromes
     

VASCULAR DISEASE

  • Hypertension for the nephrologist
  • Latest guidelines for diagnosis and management of primary and secondary hypertension
  • Current approach to renovascular disease
     

ELECTROLYTES AND ACID BASE

  • Interpretation of acid-base cases
  • Fundamentals for diagnosis and management of electrolyte disorders
     

END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE

  • Hemodialysis updates
  • Peritoneal dialysis updates
  • Dialysis vascular access
  • Management of anemia in CKD
  • Management of mineral and bone disease in advanced CKD
     

TRANSPLANTATION

  • State-of-the-art approach to interpret tissue typing data pre- and post-transplant
  • Current guidelines on using induction and maintenance immunosuppressive therapies
  • Best practices in treating acute and chronic allograft rejection
  • Approach to late allograft loss
  • Updated strategies and guidelines in donor and recipient evaluation
  • The latest treatment strategies and guidelines of common infections post-transplant
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OTHER TOPICS

  • Metabolic Management of Kidney Stones
  • Cancer and the Kidney
  • Pregnancy and Renal Disease
  • Pediatric Nephrology for the Adult Nephrologist
  • Case-based presentations