Acute Kidney Injury - Special Focus on Leptospirosis

Self Study Course | On Demand | 1 Medical Credit Hour

Instructed by

Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist
Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist

Dr. Adam Lancaster is a Board Certified Critical Care Specialist with BluePearl Veterinary Partners and is also a member of BluePearl's national Clinician Talent Acquisition team. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a biomedical emphasis from the University of Northern Iowa. He was a Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Resident at Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Continuing Education speaker and lecturer, and he authored an article on sleep aid toxicosis in dogs for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Learning Objectives

  • To review the definition of AKI, various causes and different staging systems that have been described
  • To review general treatment for AKI including advanced therapies like dialysis
  • To review various causes of AKI, their diagnosis and treatment including toxins and infectious diseases