This presentation is designed to help non-nephrology pediatric nurses, who are caring for pediatric patients with or at-risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), learn more about the disease and its therapies. We state common causes, complications, and options for pediatric patients, and discuss the issues unique to the pediatric patient with CKD.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to describe the common issues unique to the CKD patient, including causes of CKD, complications of CKD and kidney replacement therapies available to the pediatric CKD patient.
Author: The content of this module was authored by Cindy Richards, BSN, RN, CNN, CCTC.
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.