Physical Function and Gait Speed in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Physical Function and Gait Speed in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Identification: nnj_nd13A5
Issue: November-December 2013
Volume: Vol. 40, No. 6
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 08/31/2015
  • 1.20 - CH
  • 0.00 - Rx

Standard: $30.00

Description

Contact hours available until 12/31/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s) reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure:
All members of the Editorial Board had no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses' Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Goal:
To provide an overview of the importance of measuring physical function in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.
Objectives:
  1. Explain the concepts of measurement of physical function.
  2. Discuss measurement of gait speed.
  3. Determine strategies for assessing physical function and managing mobility limitations.

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