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 11 - Overview of CKD for the APRN

Identification: ANNP150v2020c11

Credits: None available.

Chapter 12 - Overview of Treatment Options and the Vascular Access for the APRN

Identification: ANNP150v2020c12

Credits: None available.

Chapter 13 - Overview of Acute Care for the APRN

Identification: ANNP150v2020c13

Credits: None available.

Chapter 14 - Overview of Pediatric Nephrology for the APRN

Identification: ANNP150v2020c14

Credits: None available.

Chapter 15 - Infection Risks of Patients on Dialysis

Identification: ANNP150v2020c15

Credits: None available.

Chapter 16 - Specific Infectious Diseases

Identification: ANNP150v2020c16

Credits: None available.

Chapter 17 - Environmental Risks Related to Infections in Hemodialysis Clinics

Identification: ANNP150v2020c17

Credits: None available.

Chapter 18 - Infection Prevention: Processes and Interventions

Identification: ANNP150v2020c18

Credits: None available.

Chapter 19 - Quality Management and Reporting for Infection Control in Dialysis

Identification: ANNP150v2020c19

Credits: None available.

Chapter 20 - Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care, and End-of-Life Care

Identification: ANNP150v2020c20

Credits: None available.