Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, Sixth Edition

Module 2: Chapter 1 - The Kidney in Health and Disease

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Contact hours available until 4/1/2019.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

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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.


  1. Describe the importance of genetic/genomic knowledge as it relates to nephrology nursing care.
  2. Discuss normal kidney function.
  3. Summarize the systemic pathophysiology in acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.
  4. State typical history and physical assessment findings in patients with kidney disorders.
  5. Describe the methods used to assess kidney structure and function.

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Module 2: Chapter 1 - The Kidney in Health and Disease

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