2021 REACH Provider Education - Documenting Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Acute Tubular Necrosis (ATN) [IEM]

Small changes in kidney function in hospitalized patients are associated with significant changes in short and long term patient outcomes. AKI occurs frequently in hospitalized patients and can progress to CKD and ESRD. ATN is a more common cause of AKI among hospitalized patients.

For further study:

KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney International  Supplements 2012; 2: 1–138

Target Audience

Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists across the system.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Recognize the high prevalence and etiologies of AKI.
  • Recognize the clinical criteria for Acute Kidney Injury and Acute Tubular Necrosis
  • Identify tips and best documentation practices for AKI
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/01/2021
Course expires: 
03/31/2022

Authors: This activity was planned, reviewed, edited and approved for use as the curriculum for the Baylor Scott & White Health Care System.

This activity was planned by the following Baylor Scott & White Health Care System Staff:

Author:

Sameera Vohra, MD, MPH                                  

Inpatient Clinical Documentation Physician Coach,

Baylor Scott & White Health Care System                                                       

Assistant Professor -TAMU College of Medicine

 

Planners:

Sunita E. Varghees, MD, PhD

Vice President Clinical Documentation Improvement,

STEEP Care, CTX Division        

Baylor Scott & White Health Care System


Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest
**There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support was received for this activity.

Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health, designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC:  Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
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