Keep - EM-Documenting Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) & Acute Tubular Necrosis (ATN) DM

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.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

After practicing 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 Attendance
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*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest •

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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.

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.

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. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. 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 Attendance
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Required Hardware/software

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  • Internet connectivity