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Thursday, March 22 • 1:30pm - 5:00pm
TH9 | Demystifying the Basic Metabolic Panel

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This interactive, case-based session will engage participants in problem solving commonly reported electrolyte abnormalities encountered in LTC. The cornerstones of understanding altered physiology, astute clinical assessment, and application of logical diagnostic and therapeutic strategies will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Interpret the BMP accurately, Diagnose and manage hyponatremia and hypernatremia.
(2) Identify causes work up and treatment of hyperkalemia and hypokalemia and acid base imbalance.
(3) Describe the differential diagnosis of hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia and appropriate management.

Speakers
avatar for Meenakshi Patel, MD, MMM, CMD

Meenakshi Patel, MD, MMM, CMD

Meenakshi Patel, MD, MMM, CMD, is a board certified geriatrician internist and a multi-facility medical director. She has an active medical practice in Centerville, OH as well as a research program. She has been a member of the AMDA Board of Directors, and several key AMDA committees... Read More →
avatar for Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD

Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD

Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, is a board certified geriatrician internist as well as endocrinologist. She is chair of the Geriatrics department and directs the recently federally funded Geriatrics Education Center at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is... Read More →
avatar for T.S. Dharmarajan, MD

T.S. Dharmarajan, MD

T.S. Dharmarajan, MD, MACP, AGSF, is currently the Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Clinical Director of Geriatrics at Montefiore Medical Center (Wakefiel;d Campus). He is a board certified geriatrician, internist, and nephrologist. He is a prolific researcher and has been... Read More →


Thursday March 22, 2018 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Texas 1-2