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53rd National Symposium 2022

331 - Back to the Future: Evolution of the Nephrology Specialty

May 25, 2022 11:15am ‐ May 25, 2022 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Members: $30.00
Standard: $40.00


Language matters, particularly the terminology used to describe the kidney disease process. The changes in kidney disease terminology makes for an interesting and informative discussion. The evolution of kidney replacement therapies is a highlight of this exciting session.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 5/25/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support declared.

Accreditation Statement:
The 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 CEP 17499.

ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to discuss contemporary language and terminology used to describe kidney disease and care.


  • Loretta Jackson Brown, PhD, RN, CNN, Diversity, Equity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Accessibility Principle Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Matthew Sparks, MD, Associate Professor, Duke University

Credits Available

Back to the Future: Evolution of the Nephrology Specialty

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