Archive: October 4 – 14, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. CME Credits

    A number of NOD users have expressed interest in obtaining CME credit (AMA Category 1) when viewing NOD material. We heard your requests and are in preparations to bring you CME-teaching material online. Before we make any final decisions, we’d like you to answer 3 questions (below):


  1. NOD will be blogging and tweeting from Kidney Week 2011

    NOD will have live tweets and blogs from the 2011 Kidney Week Meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Visit NOD Blogs to read blog entries from the 2010 Renal Week Meetings in Denver, CO.
    [click here for 2010 blog]
    [click here to follow NOD on Twitter]






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in CKD and ESRD patients

    A literature review detailing the current knowledge of obstructive sleep apnea in chronic kidney disease and ESRD patients. Special attention is paid to CKD patients, in whom limited information is known about obstructive sleep apnea.
    [click here]


  2. 38th Annual AAKP National Convention

    NOD is proud to offer patients/family members free access to pertinent lectures conducted at the 38th Annual American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Convention in Little Rock, AK. View these videos in 720pHD and ask your questions using NOD’s anonymous Discussion Board.
    [click here for videos]
    [click here for the Discussion Board]


  3. New Perspective: Nephrologists in humanitarian relief work: My two cents

    Dr. Guillermo Hidalgo briefly discusses how nephrologists can play key roles in humanitarian relief work, with a short reflection of his efforts during the Haitian earthquake aftermath.
    [click here]


  4. Management of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in CKD/ESRD patients

    A thorough review of the complicated management of inpatient diabetes and hyperglycemia. Special attention is made to the unique challenges in caring for patients with CKD and ESRD. A review of the insulin-sensitivity index is conducted as well.
    [click here]





WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Calendars updated

    New entries added for mid-2012 conferences
    [click here]


SPECIAL

  1. Peritoneal Dialysis – Board Review
    [puzzle]
    [teaching resource]


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