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ABIM MOC Activity ID

4/3/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Renal-Electrolyte Year in Review





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify ways to improve preventive management of IV contrast associated acute kidney injury and other adverse outcomes.
  • Explain ways to improve the management of depression in patients with chronic kidney disease.
  • Describe the effect of intensive hypertension management on long-term kidney function in older patients.
  • Evaluate renal effects of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Outcomes after Angiography with Sodium Bicarbonate and Acetylcysteine. Weisbord SD, Gallagher M, Jneid H, Garcia S, et al. PRESERVE Trial Group. N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 15;378(7):603-614. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1710933. Epub 2017 Nov 12.
  2. Effect of Sertraline on Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Without Dialysis Dependence: The CAST Randomized Clinical Trial., Hedayati SS, Gregg LP, Carmody T, et al. JAMA. 2017 Nov 21;318(19):1876-1890. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.17131.
  3. Effects of Intensive Systolic Blood Pressure Control on Kidney and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Persons Without Kidney Disease: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Trial. Beddhu S, Rocco MV, Toto R, et al., SPRINT Research Group. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Sep 19;167(6):375-383. doi: 10.7326/M16-2966. Epub 2017 Sep 5.
  4. Canagliflozin and Cardiovascular and Renal Events in Type 2 Diabetes. Neal B, Perkovic V, Matthews DR. N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 23;377(21):2099. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1712572. No abstract available

Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH — Assistant Professor, Division of Renal-Electrolyte, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.