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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Presentation 1:  Normal Saline:  Why So Salty?  Presented by Christina Bach, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, URMC.

Presentation 2:  Fluid Administration in Sepsis & Septic Shock:  Special Populations, presented by Nasim Motayar, MD, Critical Care Medicine Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, URMC.  

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of Presentation 1 participants should be able to:

1.  Review current knowledge regarding normal saline and its physiologic effects.

2.  Discuss two recent publications on the use of normal saline in comparison to more balanced crystalloid.

At the conclusion of Presentation 2 participants should be able to:

1.  Describe the pathophysiology of sepsis.

2.  Understand current fluid administration practices.


The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Class of '62 Auditorium
601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642

Event Type

Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education, Grand Rounds


Faculty, Students, Staff, Health Care Professionals

Department of Medicine
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Continuing Education Credits

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

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