Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, Sixth Edition

Module 6: Chapter 3 - Overview of Treatment Options for 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. Discuss methods to manage the patient receiving a kidney transplant that will enable a successful transplant.
  2. Outline the hemodialysis prescription and its components and rationale for choices.
  3. Identify the components of patient evaluation and management to determine an individualized dialysis vascular access plan.
  4. Manage patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) and troubleshoot complications of PD in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  5. Discuss the care of patients on home dialysis and recognize components of a successful program.

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Module 6: Chapter 3 - Overview of Treatment Options for CKD for the APRN

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