Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, Sixth Edition

Module 6: Chapter 1 - Professional Issues for the APRN in Nephrology

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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 advanced practice nursing roles with specific relevance to nephrology nursing.
  2. Summarize the essential elements and issues regarding scope of practice and regulation of advanced practice registered nurses.
  3. Determine current professional issues in advanced practice nursing.
  4. Discuss end-of-life and palliative care as it pertains to nephrology nursing.
  5. Outline how advanced practice nurses can identify, assess, evaluate, and manage patients and families who could benefit from end-of-life and palliative care services.
  6. Identify available resources for managing end-of-life and palliative care for patients with kidney disease.

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Module 6: Chapter 1 - Professional Issues for the APRN in Nephrology

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