Accreditation Information

Direct Accreditation:

            Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activityfor a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Objectives

•Review the presentation of some renal disorders that we frequently encounter in the emergency department
•Compare how adults and children may differ with regards to these conditions
•Discuss diagnostic approach and treatment of these disorders

Target Audience

Pediatric emergency medicine faculty and fellows.

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty, Planning Committee, and CME Administrator disclosure statement:

Charise Freundlich, Speaker, is an eployee/stakeholder at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

David Dorfman, Course Director, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Sakina Flint, RSS Coordinator, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Faculty Disclosure of off-label use:

Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product

Faculty Disclosure policy:

Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals, and their spouses/partners, involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) activities to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve all conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.