Infectious Disease

Navigating COVID-19 in Patients with Comorbidities: Kidney Disease

This program reviews the impact of COVID-19 on people with kidney disease, describes the relationship between COVID-19 and kidney injury, and provides NACI recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination.

DURATION

12 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2024-07-17

Individuals with chronic kidney disease are at risk for more severe COVID-19 disease. COVID-19 can also lead to kidney injury. This program reviews the impact of COVID-19 on people with kidney disease, describes the relationship between COVID-19 and kidney injury, and provides NACI recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination.  

Note: This expert brief was recorded on July 12th, 2023. 


This program has received funding from Moderna Biopharm Canada Inc.

Faculty

Tabo Sikaneta, MD, FRCPC

Charmaine Lok, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education video, participants will be better able to: 

  • Describe the burden of COVID-19 in people with pre-existing kidney disease.
  • Discuss the relationship between COVID-19 and kidney injury.
  • Review NACI recommendations for the COVID-19 primary series and COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 12 min

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