Thursday, July 1, 2010

NYSN Fellows Boot camp

The New York Society of Nephrology has set up a nice boot camp, or a Nephrology 101 crash course for the new fellows that are starting now. This is an excellent line up of lectures that will last all day and prepare all fellows for a work filled but fun filled year!
The topics are:
Assessing Patients with Kidney Disease
Definitions and Differential Diagnosis
Hypertensive urgencies and emergencies
Medical issues in the transplant patient
Introduction to Glomerular Diseases and Kidney Biopsy
Treatment of Acute acidosis
Hyper and Hyponatremia
CKD:Classification, Management
Principles of hemodialysis
Hemodialysis access
Management of Intoxications
Principles and Practices of Dialysis: CRRT
Principles and Practices of Dialysis: Peritoneal Dialysis

Check out the syllabus and the website at the

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