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Neurosciences Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/17/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/17/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Topic
Potassium Imbalance and Patho-Physiology: Neurologic-Muscular and Cardiac Disorders

Hosted by
Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Speaker
Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical symptoms and signs of hypokalemia and hyperkalemia – brain, heart, muscle.
  • Discuss the disturbances of intracellular:extracellular potassium balance and resting cell membrane potential.
  • Discuss the influence of drugs on potassium balance. 

Target Audience
Faculty, physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs, all medical specialties

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

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA
This program is eligible for 1 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Disclosure
Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Dr. Schwartz has no commercial relationships to disclose.

Contact Information:
Name: Kirsten Erwin
Email: kirsten.erwin@drexelmed.edu
Location:
New College Building
Geary Auditorium A
245 N.15th Street
Audience:
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
  • Special Features:
  • CEU Available

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