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2022 Nephrology Nursing Practice, Management, & Leadership Conference

010a - More Than Skin Deep: Dermatologic Issues in Kidney Disease - Skin and Kidney Connection

Sep 30, 2022 7:30am ‐ Sep 30, 2022 9:00am

Credits: None available.


Nephrology patients may experience various skin issues that cause discomfort. This workshop begins with a review of the skin-kidney connection with tips for conducting a systematic skin assessment for individuals with chronic kidney disease. The potential impact of immunosuppression and medications on skin integrity, considerations for patients with tattoos, management of skin conditions such as pruritus and calciphylaxis, and wound care are covered in this comprehensive workshop.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/3/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

Christine Corbett, DNP, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF – Advisory Board Member for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and Speakers Bureau for GSK Anemia.

There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC, CNN – Receives salary from United Health Care; Speakers Bureau for Astra Zeneca; ANNA National Secretary.

There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17499.

ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe how to conduct a systematic skin assessment focusing on dermatological changes that occur with CKD.


  • Stephanie Frisch, MD, Dermatologist, Intermountain Health Care
  • Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC, CNN, House Calls Nurse Practitioner, Optum/United Health Care

Credits Available

More Than Skin Deep: Dermatologic Issues in Kidney Disease - Skin and Kidney Connection

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