Enhance your understanding of renal agents! Beginning with an overview of the anatomical and regulatory functions of the kidney, this CE offering promptly moves into intricate discussions regarding the most effective pharmacologic management for kidney disorders and diseases.
By the end of this session, you will become an expert in recognizing lab results of electrolyte imbalances and gain a better understanding of which patients are at risk for contrast-induced nephropathy. With the information provided in this presentation, you will find yourself developing the most direct care plans for the best patient outcomes.
Topics include the following:
- Pharmacologic management of renal disease (e.g., diuretics, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, and vasopressin antagonists)
- Assessment of renal function
- Electrolyte and acid-base imbalances