The Brigham Renal Board Review Course major objective is to prepare participants for the ABIM Subspecialty Board Examination in Nephrology (Certification/Re-Certification). It conveys state-of-theart information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of renal disorders. The program also addresses fluid and electrolyte problems, hypertension, renal disease, and the management of acute and chronic renal failure. Additionally, the activity emphasizes the practical application of physiological principles to the understanding and management of clinical problems.
Original Release: 11/1/2011
Most Recent Update: 11/1/2011
Termination Date: 10/31/2014
NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS:
The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 46.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course should take approximately 46.75 hours to complete.
COST: Various. Click Register for details.
OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Understand current pathophysiological mechanisms of renal disease
- Discuss differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations of patients with renal disorders
- Identify therapeutic options for specific renal disorders
- Review renal pathology relevant to both the nephrology boards and clinical practice
- Understand pathophysiology and discuss the management of clinical problems in transplant patients
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
To successfully complete this activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, learners must watch or view all lectures, successfully complete a posttest, and submit a post-course evaluation. A processing fee may also be required. Please click Register for full details.
COMBINATION OF MEDIA USED:
This educational activity is in the form of a DVD, combining audio and video. Links to any necessary plugins are provided when necessary.
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