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Renal Pharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest renal drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Anatomy and Physiology Review: Kidneys and the Nephron
  • Renal Absorption, Secretion, and Failure
  • Management of Renal Disease: Diuretics, Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors, Loop Diuretics, Thiazide/Thiazide-Like Diuretics, Potassium-Sparing Diuretics, Osmotic Diuretics, Vasopressin Antagonists
  • Electrolyte Imbalances: Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Acid-Base Imbalances
  • Contrast Induced Nephropathy
  • Assessment of Renal Function