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Toxic Alert - CE500
Toxic Alert
Many Common Drugs Can Damage Kidney and Liver

CE500 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD and Paula Dilanchian, PharmD and Yavonne Q. Martinez, PharmD, MPH, BCPS and Victoria Devore Woodard, PharmD
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The goal of this module is to inform nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, EMTs and paramedics, fitness professionals, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, physical therapists, and physicians 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

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, EMTs and paramedics, fitness professionals, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, physical therapists, and physicians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/9/2017

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