Sponsored Webinar: A Septic Patient with AKI: State of the Art
Sponsored by NxStage, from Fresenius Medical Care
This event was recorded on 3/4/21 as part of the Sepsis Alliance Clinical Community Sponsor Innovation Day.
Sepsis-induced Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) occurs in 40%-50% of patients with sepsis, increasing their risk of mortality. In this insightful webinar, Dr. Charuhas Thakar discusses Sepsis induced AKI and providing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) care while in the ICU.
Nurses, physician assistants, physicians, emergency responders, physical therapists, patient care assistants, and other healthcare staff
At the end of the presentation, the attendee should be able to
- Describe the natural history of AKI in the setting of sepsis;
- Explain risk factors, diagnosis and outcomes of AKI in the setting of sepsis in medical and surgical settings;
- Summarize current recommendations for providing extra corporeal therapy for AKI in the setting of sepsis.
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this sponsor innovation webinar by NxStage, from Fresenius Medical Care.
Charuhas Thakar, MD
Director of Nephrology, Kidney C.A.R.E (Clinical Advancement, Research & Education) Program at the University of Cincinnati in OH and Chief of Nephrology at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Dr. Thakar is an experienced educator, having joined the University of Cincinnati as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and was promoted to Professor of Medicine in 2014. He is nationally recognized for his research related to acute kidney injury in critical care and other settings. Additionally, he completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School in Managing Healthcare Delivery.
No continuing education credits are offered for this sponsored webinar.
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