Learn how to evaluate and manage acute hyperkalemia in the hospital. Review ECG changes, temporizing measures, and medications to eliminate potassium.
Differentiate hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency. Learn the general principles of management and the mechanism of action of most common antihypertnesives used in treatment.
Identify the most appropriate first-line agent for patients with chronic hypertension and determine when to consider a secondary cause. (45 min)
Develop an approach to identifying acid-base disorders and practice the interpretation of ABGs through a series of cases (45 minutes).
Differentiate hepatorenal syndrome from other causes of AKI, identify initial treatments and apply the framework through a series of brief cases. (40-50min
Develop a framework for differentiating the cause (pre/intra/post-renal) of acute kidney injury (AKI)