10th Annual Acute Kidney Injury Symposium

October 29, 2020

The AKI Symposium will continue to foster across-campus research collaboration on acute kidney injury and also further AKI awareness, education and advocacy.

Target Audience

The symposium is targeted for doctors, fellows, researchers, and professionals in the medical and research fields of critical care medicine, transplantation, nephrology, and the renal-electrolyte division.

Learning Objectives

This symposium will promote the clinical knowledge related to diagnosis and personalized treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). It will help to improve the care of critically ill patients who develop or are at risk for AKI. It will also promote communication and collaboration among experts and specialists treating and researching acute kidney injury. The understanding of AKI and the effective strategies for developing, implementing, and performing protocols for managing the condition will be enhanced. The symposium also serves as a platform to spread kidney awareness and to educate and share resources with patients and the community.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/22/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/29/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/29/2020 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
Live Virtual Conference

Planning Committee

John A. Kellum, MD

The Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh

Thomas R. Kleyman, MD

Center for Kidney Research – O’Brien Center, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine

Fadi G. Lakkis, MD

Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery

Carlton Bates, MD

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Nephrology


Keynote Speakers

“Fluid Overload and AKI” by Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD, MAS

Professor in Residence

Departments of Medicine and Anesthesia

Medical Director, Acute Hemodialysis and Apheresis Unit

Co-Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit

University of California, San Francisco
 

“Improving Outcomes in AKI: What Do Neonatal Studies Teach Us?” by David Askenazi, MD, MSPH

Professor of Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Photopheresis Program

Medical Director, Pediatric and Infant Center for Acute Nephrology

Children’s of Alabama – Renal Care Center

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Faculty Disclosure

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

1. David Askenazi – Consultant: Baxter, CHF Solutions, Medtronic, Bioporto, AKI Foundation; Grant/Research Support: Baxter, CHF Solutions, NIH

2. Hernando Gómez – Grant/Research Support: TES Pharma, Department of Defense

3. John Kellum – Grant/Research Support: Astute Medical, bioMerieux, Baxter; Consultant: Astute Medical, bioMerieux, Baxter

4. Raghavan Murugan – Grant/Research Support: NIH, La Jolla

5. Roderick Tan – Grant/Research Support: American Society of Nephrology

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and ANCC.
 

Continuing Education Credit
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.0 contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

 

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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If you have any questions please contact Wendy M. O'Donnell at wendyodonnell@pitt.edu