It is not uncommon for advanced practice nurses (APNs) to enter nephrology nursing practice without a solid foundation in nephrology nursing. Whether the focus for the advanced degree was family, adult, or pediatric nursing practice, an-depth knowledge of the specialty of nephrology nursing is often missing. This workshop will assist APNs in bridging the gap between their advanced practice experience and the realm of nephrology nursing. The course focuses on the pharmacologic management of patients in various stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as well as the various treatment modalities for CKD. This information packed workshop will be invaluable to APNs who are new to, or considering entering, nephrology nursing.