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  • International Symposium on AKI in Children

    June 24-26, 2016 | Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

    The 2nd International Symposium on AKI in Children is a state of the art symposium in Critical Care Nephrology featuring CRRT University courses.


    AKI Symposium Registration

    Through May 24, 2016

    On and After
    May 25, 2016

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    Non-Physicians & Trainees



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    CRRT University Registration

    Simulation and Didactic

    Didactic Only

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    Session 1: June 23 - 24
    (Limit 12 participants)



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    Session 2: June 27 - 28
    (Limit 12 participants)



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    About the Symposium

    This state of the art symposium in Critical Care Nephrology will feature presentations on cardiorenal syndromes, neonatal AKI, hepatorenal syndrome, sepsis associated AKI, biomarkers and clinical, basic and quality improvement sciences in AKI.

    > Download the symposium brochure.
    > Download the scientific program.

    Keynote Speaker

    The symposium will commence with a keynote lecture by Professor Claudio Ronco, MD, titled The History of Critical Care Nephrology.

    Professor Claudio Ronco, MD
    Director, Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
    International Renal Research Institute
    St. Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy


    The two-day symposium will highlight the following themes:

    • AKI Epidemiology, Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Outcomes
    • AKI Study Updates – What’s New in Pediatric, Neonatal and Adult AKI Research Since 2012?
    • AKI in Critically Ill Patients - The PICU, NICU and CICU
    • AKI as a Quality Improvement Metric
    • Managing the Critically Ill Child With or At-Risk for AKI

    CRRT University

    CRRT University* courses will be offered Thursday and Friday prior to the symposium and Monday and Tuesday following the symposium.

    • Didactic Course - Access to the didactic portion of CRRT University course includes access, anticoagulation, modality, outcomes and program development (offered Thursday and Monday).
    • Simulation Course - The CRRT University high-fidelity hands-on simulation course will be available to the first 24 applicants (12 participants on Friday and 12 participants on Tuesday). 


    The program will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, a National Historic Landmark and charter member of the Historic Hotels of America. Opened in 1931 and located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, the hotel is one of the world’s finest examples of French Art Deco, which has recently been restored to its 1930’s grandeur. Download the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza app for local maps, attractions and restaurants.

    > Book your room today.

    Continuing Education Credit

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend the entire program and complete an evaluation tool. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (OH-046, 9/1/2018) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.