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Course Listings: Transplant (Clinical and Surgical)

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Kidney Transplantation: The Role of the Primary Care Physician

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Transplant nephrologist Dr. Mark Lerman delves into kidney transplantation and the critical role the primary care physician plays in identifying, referring and caring for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) both before and after transplantation. In addition, the advantages and disadvantages of transplantation are explored as well as the timing of…More


GFR and eGFR: Filtering Out the Confusion

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Nephrologist Dr. Michael Wiederkehr delves into chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the difference between true glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The different methods of calculating eGFR will be explored as well as the pitfalls and limitations of the current formulas and calculations. The importance of the CKD…More


Long-Term Risks and Benefits of Costimulation Blocker Therapy After Kidney Transplantation

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This 15-minute activity features a brief video introduction by faculty expert Matthew Ellis, MD, who discusses the rationale for using costimulation blocker therapy in patients following kidney transplantation. The activity then continues with a text-based review of the risks and benefits of using costimulation blockade for immunosuppression after kidney…More