Genetics in the Renal Clinic

Learners will review recent advances in the diagnosis of genetic disorders and how these diagnoses are being applied to the care of patients in the renal clinic.

Target Audience

Nephrologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Physicians, Internists, Hospitalists, Endocrinologists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare professionals.   

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss recent advances in the diagnosis of genetic disorders.  
  • Identify case-based examples of how a genetic diagnosis can be used in the clinic. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Friedman, D. J., & Pollak, M. R. (2011). Genetics of kidney failure and the evolving story of APOL1. The Journal of clinical investigation, 121(9), 3367-3374.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
03/01/2020

Jai Radhakrishnan, M.D., M.S.
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
Clinical Chief, Division of Nephrology, NY Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Jai Radhakrishnan, M.D., M.S., has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2018
Course expires: 
03/01/2020
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