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National Symposium 2014

040d - Contemporary Trends in Acute Care: Acute Care Trends and Best Practices

Apr 13, 2014 2:45pm ‐ Apr 13, 2014 4:00pm


Learn more about hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), thrombotic thrombocytic purpura (TTP), and treatment options during this workshop. Hear about the latest biomarkers for acute kidney injury. Discover the connection between the pulmonary system and the kidneys — and diseases that reflect this connection. Finally, this workshop will address the key issues that are seen in acute care as well as the best practices that we have learned.

Contact hours available until 4/16/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Speaker, Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Judy Kauffman – Speaker’s Bureau, Baxter, Gambro; Consultant, Otsuka

Planning Committee:
• Annette Hood discloses that she is a member of the Amgen speakers’ bureau.
• Denise Murcek discloses other financial/material support as an employee of the VA Medical Center.
• Elizabeth St. John discloses other financial/material support as an employee of Fresenius Medical Care.
• Kyra Trappett discloses other financial/material support as an employee of DaVita.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

• Identify key clinical issues in the acute care setting related to hospitalized patients with AKI/ESRD/heart failure.
• Describe how to obtain/review data related to these issues.
• Discuss best practices related to the clinical issues in the acute care setting.


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