Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds – The Aging Kidney

Miami, FL US
December 6, 2018

The elderly population in the United States is growing. In 2003, people aged 65 and older comprised 12% of the total population. This number is projected to increase from 26 million in 2003 to 72 million in 2030, at which point the elderly will comprise 20% of the population. 
Dr. Esquenazi will review the effects of drugs in the aging kidney as well as the benefit of a biopsy in this age group.

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, family practitioners, advance practice practitioners and any other interested healthcare provider.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the changes in aging population worldwide.
  • Describe the effects of age and renal function. 
  • Identify the most frequent disease in the kidney in this age group. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
11/14/2018
Course expires: 
12/22/2018
Event starts: 
12/06/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
12/06/2018 - 1:00pm
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
5MCVI
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Marcos B. Esquenazi, M.D.
Nephrologist
Miami Kidney Group
FIU Wertheim School of Medicine

Marcos B. Esquenazi, M.D.,  indicated that he has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.  Dr. Esquenazi is a speaker for Velphoro. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).

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

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-689026, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1.0 credit for Pharmacy, Nursing and Nurse Practitioners. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/14/2018
Course expires: 
12/22/2018
 
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