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Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
This overview of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is an educational tool developed for Advanced Practitioners who are new to nephrology. The goal of this program is to provide the Advanced Practitioner a foundation for care and management of adult Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients.
Upon completion of this program the Advanced Practitioner will be able to:
Please note: All information contained within is current as of March 2010.
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Defining and Staging CKD
Evaluating CKD Progression
CKD Management, Part One:
CKD Management, Part Two:
Case Studies and References
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The National Kidney Foundation Council of Advanced Practitioners would like to thank Lisa Farris, DNP, CRNP, for developing this program and gifting it as a resource for NKF-CAP members. This educational program for advanced practitioners is an enduring legacy of her love of teaching and the kidney patients she serves.