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Chronic Kidney Disease

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

Course Created: 2014

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Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This CNA inservice provides information on chronic kidney disease

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Renal System
  • The Kidneys
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • How Common is Chronic Kidney Disease And Who Is Affected?
  • What Are The Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease?
  • The Signs And Symptoms Of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hemodialysis

Learning Objectives

  • Identify several basic functions of the kidneys and the renal system.
  • Identify common signs and symptoms of kidney disease.
  • Identify the two most common causes of chronic kidney failure.
  • Identify common causes of acute renal failure.
  • Identify CNA responsibilities when caring for dialysis patients.


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