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Grand Rounds: Renal Trauma


By Eric Massanyi, MD , Pediatric and adolescent urologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


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Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Correlate imaging findings with the AAST grading for renal injuries. 2. Discuss the management strategies of renal trauma and when to consult Urology. 3. List complications following renal trauma.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Proper management of renal trauma will result in improved outcomes.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:


Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.