This presentation is designed to help all health care professionals who give care to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and want to know more about who may be in early stages or at risk for development of CKD. We define the disease, how patients are screened, and what therapies are available to slow the progress of the disease.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to describe the causes, pathology involved, and the goals of treatment plans for patients experiencing CKD stages 1-3.
Author: The content of this module was authored by Jami Smith Brown, DHEd, MSN, RN, CNN.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 3/12/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: An education grant for this project was provided by CVS Kidney Care.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CNE requirements for relicensure in the states in which they hold a license.