Pediatric Grand Rounds
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
"Changing the Paradigm of ARF to AKI: A Pediatric Intensivist's Perspective on Critical Care Nephrology and Renal Replacement Therapy"
Rick Hackbarth, MD
Pediatric Critical Care, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
At the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Recognize the development of and technical challenges to the use of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in children.
2. Describe the techniques used to minimize the risks of CRRT specific to small children.
3. Interpret the current definitions of AKI and the importance of the change in paradigm from acute renal failure (ARF) to acute kidney injury (AKI).
4. Distinguish the limitations of creatinine as a biomarker of AKI and appreciate the emergence of some of the newer biomarkers of AKI.
5. Identify some recent research being done in pediatrics on risk assessment for AKI and prevention efforts.
Michigan State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.
Summary of Faculty Financial Disclosure: All planners, reviewers, and faculty presenters have nothing to disclose.
Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this activity.