Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Model for Transition to Adult Care

Identification: nnj_so_19A5
Issue: September-October 2019
Volume: Vol. 46, No. 5
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 10/31/2021
  • 1.40 - CH


Contact hours available until 10/31/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure:
In accordance with ANCC governing rules Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board statements of disclosure are published with each CNE offering. The statements of disclosure for this offering are published below.

Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a coordinator of Clinical Trials for the following sponsors: Amgen, Rockwell Medical, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Akebia Therapeutics, and Dynavax Technologies.

Norma J. Gomez, MBA, MSN, CNNe, disclosed that she is a member of the ZS Pharma Advisory Council.

All other members of the Editorial Board had no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Sally Russell, MN, CMSRN, CPP, ANNA Education Director.

Accreditation Statement:

The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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.

This CNE article meets the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission’s (NNCC’s) continuing nursing education requirements for certification and recertification.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to assess for transition readiness using the TRxANSITION Scale™, identify areas of knowledge deficit for preparation of transition treatment plan, and develop an interprofessional collaboration for transition and transfer of care.

Learner Engagement Activity:

For more insight to challenges for adolescents with kidney disease, view the session in the ANNA Online Library entitled, “You Want Me to Eat What? The Challenges of Adolescence,” presented by Rosanne Woloschuk, RD, during ANNA’s 2015 National Symposium. Retrieved from (Additional costs may be associated).


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Expired On: Oct 31, 2021

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Mary Gibson
10/23/19 2:16 pm

Interesting article liked the tool used to assess if the teen was compliant with medications and doctors appt. I do not work with adolescents at this time .