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Define the following pharmacokinetic concepts: half-life, steady state, protein binding, and concentration-time curve.
Describe pharmacokinetic changes that occur as kidney function declines.
Describe the goals of therapy for each of the common drug categories used in patients with CKD.
Differentiate and apply important nursing considerations for drugs within each category.
Compare and contrast a general approach for medication dosage adjustment for a patient with CKD who is receiving dialysis to one who is not.
Apply clinical concepts relating to pharmacology, medication administration, education, and adherence to the care of a patient with CKD.
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