Nephrology

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)