Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, Sixth Edition

Module 6: Chapter 2 - Overview of CKD for the APRN

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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. Define classification of chronic kidney disease (CKD) according to the current nephrology guidelines.
  2. Identify persons at risk for CKD.
  3. Formulate diagnostic strategies for all stages of CKD.
  4. Describe clinical actions that may delay progression of CKD and estimate progression.
  5. Diagnose and treat comorbid conditions and complications that commonly occur.
  6. Educate and prepare patients for kidney replacement therapy, as appropriate.

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Module 6: Chapter 2 - Overview of CKD for the APRN

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