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Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care: Advances in Early Detection
Continuing Education

Online accredited continuing education (ACE) release date:May 18, 2022 

SCCM Product Code: SWEB22C

ACE expiration date:May 30, 2024

Estimated time for activity completion:1 hour

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) on morbidity and mortality 
  • Detail the key biomarkers used in the diagnosis of AKI
  • Explain how implementing biomarker assessment will identify patients at risk of developing AKI 
Target Audience

This continuing education activity is intended to meet the needs of all practitioners who care for critically ill patients, including:

  • Advanced practice nurses 
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Clinical pharmacists
  • Critical care educators
  • Emergency department physicians
  • Family practice physicians
  • ICU medical directors
  • ICU nurse managers
  • Internists
  • In-training professionals
  • Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Nurses, adult and pediatric
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Research scientists
  • Trauma surgeons
  • Other critical care practitioners 
Type of Activity

This self-directed activity includes elements that increase knowledge, application and practice for the multiprofessional team members.  


This program is supported by an educational grant from bioMérieux. 

Claiming Credit
You can access course materials, and posttests; complete your evaluation and claim your ACE credit by logging in to your MySCCM account with your SCCM Customer ID and password, then clicking on the icon for the course you are enrolled in under the MyLearning tab. If needed, you can click "Forgot my password" to reset your secure password.
Credit Hours

Successful completion of this continuing medical education (CME) activity, which includes participation and a passing score of 70% (three attempts) on the posttest and completion of the overall evaluation, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 credit hours.


Accreditation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Designation Statement: The Society of Critical Care Medicine designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity.  


Nurses: The Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care: Advances in Early Detection activity has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 8181, for up to 1.0 contact hours.  


A picture containing text, window, clipart, picture frameDescription automatically generatedPharmacists: The Society of Critical Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This enduring educational activity provides up to 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit.  



SCCM reports to a continuing pharmacy education (CPE) tracking service, CPE Monitor, which will authenticate and store data for completed CPE units received by pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The tracking system will make CPE data for each participant available to the state boards of pharmacy where the participant is licensed or registered. After CPE units are processed by ACPE and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to log in to a comprehensive electronic profile to access information about their completed CPE. 


Physician Assistants – AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. 

SCCM Grievance Policy

To provide due process in the evaluation and mediation of grievances concerning ACE activities, this Grievance Procedures Policy was developed. Grievances may concern, but are not limited to, the awarding of credit for individual participation and/or registration fees issues.  

  • A written complaint or grievance should be submitted to the Education Department. 
  • The Education Department will attempt to resolve the grievance of the complainant. 
  • If the initial response is unsatisfactory to the complainant, the matter will be referred to the CEO/EVP for action.
  • If the response from the CEO/EVP is unsatisfactory to the complainant, the matter will be referred to the SCCM EC. The ruling of the EC will be final. 
Planner and Faculty Information

The content of this activity has been peer reviewed and has been approved for compliance. The faculty and contributors have indicated the following financial relationships, which have been resolved through an established conflict-of-interest resolution process and have stated that these reported relationships will not have any impact on their ability to provide unbiased content. 

Jose L. Diaz-Gomez, MD, FASE, FCCM 

Chief, Cardiothoracic, MCS, and Transplant Critical Care Section 

Baylor Saint Luke’s Medical Center 

Bellaire, Texas 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose  


Meghan B. Lane-Fall, MD, MS, FCCM 

Associate Professor 

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose 


Heather Meissen, DNP, ACNP, CCRN, FCCM 

Emory Healthcare 

Fayetteville, Georgia 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose

Dawn Herman, BSN, MBA 

Associate Director, Accredited Education 

Society of Critical Care Medicine 

Mount Prospect, Illinois 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose



Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS 

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

No relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose 


Ravindra L. Mehta, MD, MBBS 

Professor of Clinical Medicine 

University of California San Diego Medical Center 

San Diego, California 

Consultant - Baxter, Mallinckrodt, GE Healthcare, Nova, Biomed, Medtronic, CHF solutions, BioMerieux, Novartis, Renasym Fresenius-Kabi; Fresenius; Advisor - Abiomed; Steering Committee - Am Pharma; Clinical Trial - Sanofi 


Anitha Vijayan, MD 

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology 

Washington University School of Medicine 

Saint Louis, Missouri 

NxStage, Astute 

Availability: Retired
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered


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