After completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:
- The role of potassium in the body and its specific effects on the heart
- The pathophysiology of disturbances of potassium, presenting as either hypo- or hyperkalaemia
- The acute and chronic management of these conditions
- New treatment agents and the role of diet in vulnerable patients.
Professor Philip Kalra, Consultant Nephrologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Manchester
Dr Jillian Riley, Senior Teaching Fellow, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
Professor Mike Shattock, Professor of Cellular Cardiology, British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, King’s College London
Dr Cynthia Smith, Nurse Practitioner, Renal Consultants, PLLC, South Charleston, West Virginia, USA
1 CPD/CME credit, 1 hours
BJC Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to this module
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