Advanced Practitioners


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About CAP

Learn more about the Council of Advanced Practitioners' mission, goals, as well as ways to get involved.

CAP Membership Listserv

CAP members can manage their listserv subscription and learn how to access the archives.

Nephrology Essentials

Nephrology Essentials is an online synopsis of peer-reviewed, guideline-driven educational series developed by the NKF Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) to address the management of the kidney patient. Activities are free for CAP members and new ones are being added frequently. To look at available courses in this series and to participate click here.

Professional Resources

Access clinical resources that have been developed for advanced practitioners by advanced practitioners.


Nominate your colleagues for CAP's distinguished awards. Applications are due in July of each year.

CME/CE Activities

NKF offers many CME's and CE's in various formats.

KDOQI Guidelines

KDOQI's evidence-based clinical practice guidelines are updated on an ongoing basis, as new evidence becomes available.

Kidney Careers

Look for available positions, or find eligible candidates for open positions in your workplace.


Nominations are now open for available positions on the CAP Executive Committee.