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221 - Severe Mental Illness and CKD: Is there a Link?

‐ May 3, 2021 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Nephrology nurses often care for patients with comorbid diseases but may not be as versed in caring for patients with severe mental illness (SMI). This session provides information about symptoms of SMI and research findings on mental health issues and kidney disease. A highlight of this session is the importance of this information to daily practice and how to provide the most effective care to patients with SMI.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 5/5/2023.

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:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

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 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 describe possible links between mental illness and CKD.


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Ruben Chipi Oses
1/3/22 1:01 pm

Very interesting

Hyunsook Seo
1/3/22 7:15 pm


Lenette Ferguson
1/4/22 8:58 am

very interesting

Marcia Sorrill
1/4/22 10:27 am


Diana Holmquest
1/4/22 12:47 pm

Excellent information, I will share wtih colleagues, staff

Gemma Vawter
1/5/22 2:49 am

Interesting topoc

Glinda Stricklin
1/5/22 11:36 am

Excellent speaker that kept her audience engaged. The subject matter is so relative to what we do everyday in Nephrology.

Kelly Rogers
1/5/22 7:50 pm

Thank you. This was great information

Pauline Gray
1/7/22 4:12 pm

very interesting

Maria Santos
1/7/22 6:24 pm


Geraldine Carnes
1/11/22 2:14 pm

Excellent presentation!

Jeanett Garrison
1/11/22 3:35 pm

Very informative

Holli Kiuhara
1/12/22 2:59 pm

Excellent, thank you Holli Kiuhara, CCHT

Patricia Enriquez
1/12/22 10:09 pm

Very informative & yes there is a link.

Jvona Holiday
1/17/22 4:32 pm

Very informative

Peggy Hurt
1/18/22 3:43 pm

Very interesting.

Laura Villanueva
1/20/22 12:54 pm

very informative. Much needed in this generation of ckd pts

Lexine Bennett
1/20/22 1:49 pm

This was excellent!!!

Tenzin Gansukh
2/18/22 11:46 am

Great presentation

Pamela Thompkins
1/31/23 3:49 pm

This speaker was excellent, I could listen to her all day. She was real, funny, informative, and I really felt like I learned and will retain the information. Please have her speak again, she was awesome!