This session examines acid base balance in patients with CKD with a focus on differentiating metabolic versus pulmonary imbalances and acute versus chronic imbalances. The impact of the grade of imbalance on kidney function as well as strategies to restore balance across the continuum of CKD are shared.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.
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.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: • Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will effectively assess a patient’s acid base balance both by physical assessment and ABG analysis, and safely care for the patient.