Recorded On: 01/25/2021
With the growth of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in the emergency room and intensive care and cardiac units, a full POCUS examination is now considered standard procedure in many hospitals, adding a contemporary examination tool to the nephrologist’s repertoire. The following aspects are being covered in this curriculum:
1. Renal Ultrasonography: Performance
2. Kidney Transplant Ultrasound
3. Introduction to Lung Ultrasonography for the Nephrologist
4. Basics of Echocardiography for the Nephrologist
5. The Fluid Exam
This course is designed for Nephrologists at any level of training, but is also appropriate for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and practitioners in other disciplines as well as medical students who have an interest in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Nephrology.
The International Society of Nephrology is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.