Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, 7th Edition

Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing

The seventh edition of ANNA's Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed resource that sets the standard for nephrology nursing clinical practice.

Note - Only CNE evaluations are available in the Online Library.  Please purchase this publication and read corresponding chapters before completing a CNE evaluation. 

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  • Contains almost 1,800 pages divided into two hardcover volumes
    Authored by 93 health care professionals who are experts in nephrology nursing, nutrition, social work, pharmacology, and more
  • Impacts the everyday practice of nephrology nurses and APRNs, from novice to expert
  • Encompasses the individual's life span, from pediatric to older adult patient populations
  • Provides more than 60 nursing continuing professional development contact hours (CNE)
    Offers self-assessment questions, including answer keys and page references
  • Presents new and updated content that reflects current policy and terminology. Examples include health information technology and the electronic health record, collaboration with ESRD Networks, economics of ESRD reimbursement, nutritional needs of patients undergoing bariatric surgery, nutritional needs of pregnant patients, expanded information for APRNs, new information regarding infections, and a new chapter addressing advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care.


Chapter 1 - Professional Issues in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c01

Credits: None available.

Chapter 2 - Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c02

Credits: None available.

Chapter 3 - Health Policy, Politics, and Influence in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c03

Credits: None available.

Chapter 4 - Essentials of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c04

Credits: None available.

Chapter 5 - The Kidney in Health and Disease

Identification: ANNP150v2020c05

Credits: None available.

Chapter 6 - Chronic Kidney Disease

Identification: ANNP150v2020c06

Credits: None available.

Chapter 7 - Individualizing the Care for Those with Kidney Disease

Identification: ANNP150v2020c07

Credits: None available.

Chapter 8 - Foundations in Nutrition and Clinical Applications in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c08

Credits: None available.

Chapter 9 - Foundations in Pharmacology and Clinical Applications in Nephrology Nursing

Identification: ANNP150v2020c09

Credits: None available.

Chapter 10 - Professional Issues for the APRN in Nephrology

Identification: ANNP150v2020c10

Credits: None available.