The goal of this module is to inform nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, paramedics and EMTs, fitness professionals, health educators, physical therapists, physicians and radiologic technologists about the common OTC, prescription and herbal products that cause renal and liver toxicity, with an emphasis on patient populations at risk. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the drugs that cause renal toxicity and list their mechanisms of toxicity
- Discuss the drugs that cause liver toxicity and list their mechanisms of toxicity
- Identify risk factors for the development of drug-induced renal or liver toxicity
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, paramedics and EMTs, fitness professionals, health educators, physical therapists, physicians and radiologic technologists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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and search for this topic title.