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Course Title and Materials
Chronic Kidney Disease Management (351)
According to statistics published in 2010 by the National Kidney Foundation, nearly 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and millions of others are at increased risk. High-risk groups include individuals with diabetes, hypertension and a familial history of kidney disease. In the U.S., we continue to see increasing rates of diabetes mellitus and hypertension annually, and in turn, we see increasing numbers of people developing CKD. In fact, two-third of the cases of CKD are attributed to hypertension or diabetes mellitus.
The goal of this CE offering is to review the latest information on treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD). After reading this article, you will be able to:
1. Describe the pathophysiology of CKD.
2. Discuss the clinical manifestations of CKD.
3. Describe dialytic treatment modalities for CKD.
4. Discuss nursing care and interventions for the patient with CKD.

This offering expired on February 1, 2013
   Course Material: Chronic Kidney Disease
    Take Test: Chronic Kidney Disease Management
(Grade to pass: 0%, 2 tries)

Credit Options
Course NameCreditsCost
Chronic Kidney Disease Management1$8

Merion Publications Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association (No. 008-O-07), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Merion Publications, Inc. is also approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (No. 13230) and by the Florida Board of Nursing (No. 3298 & CE Broker Provider #50-2739). Florida participants: Do not send certificate to the Board of Nursing - keep it for your records for four (4) years. Sessions are not pre-approved for non-nursing credit. It is the individual's responsibility to validate contact hours with their accrediting body.



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