Examining the Transition from Child to Adult Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: An Open Exploratory Approach

Examining the Transition from Child to Adult Care in Chronic Kidney Disease: An Open Exploratory Approach

Identification: nnj_nd_18A3
Issue: November-December 2018
Volume: Vol. 45, No. 6
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 12/31/2020
  • 1.40 - CH

Standard: $30.00


Contact hours available until 12/31/2020.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure:

In accordance with ANCC governing rules Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board statements of disclosure are published with each CNE offering. The statements of disclosure for this offering are published below.

Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a coordinator of Clinical Trials for the following sponsors: Amgen, Rockwell Medical, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Akebia Therapeutics, and Dynavax Technologies.

Norma J. Gomez, MBA, MSN, CNNe, disclosed that she is a member of the ZS Pharma Advisory Council.

Tamara M. Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, disclosed that she is a member of the ANNA Board of Directors, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Kibow Biotech, Inc., and is employed by Fresenius Kidney Care as an acute hemodialysis RN.

All other members of the Editorial Board had no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CPP, ANNA Education Director.

Funding: This work was supported by the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction 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.

This CNE article meets the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission’s (NNCC’s) continuing nursing education requirements for certification and recertification.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to describe the experiences of youth with CKD and their families transitioning into the adult care system, and identify key facilitators and barriers of this transition as identified by participants.

Learning Engagement Activity:

For more information on this topic, read the following article: Dallimore, D.J., Neukirchinger, B., & Noyes, J. (2018). Why is transition between child and adult services a dangerous time for young people with chronic kidney disease? A mixed-method systematic review. PLoS One, 13(8), e0201098. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201098


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Rosie Olivares
6/3/20 10:06 pm

Great article

Barney Dodson
6/4/20 7:39 am

great info

Jacqueline Staudt-Netzel
6/4/20 11:08 am

I think this article confirmed that this is a very individual process dependent upon youth and parental knowledge and desire for involvement.

Sreedevi Vijayakumari
6/5/20 7:57 pm

great information.

Jonathan Duggan
6/12/20 5:25 pm

This is exactly pertinent to transitioning peds to adulthood in transplant

Yvonne Newman
6/13/20 1:46 pm

I really enjoyed reading this article and the research design was very helpful for me to develop my capstone into further research.

Marta Cabot
6/22/20 9:41 pm

Great information.

Tracy Johnson
6/24/20 1:10 pm

Thank you for this information.

Geraldine Carnes
7/2/20 11:35 am

I'm unable to print or save the CE certificate - blank. Thank you!