Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writers and presenters, Theresa A. Kuracina, MS, RD, CDE, LN and Andrew S. Narva, MD, FACP. Planned with the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP), an initiative of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.
This module covers certain complications seen in CKD. The risk for anemia, hyperkalemia, metabolic acidosis and mineral and bone disorders increases as the estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) decreases. We will follow a patient, Joseph, as his CKD complications impact his life and journey towards kidney failure. You will use the National Kidney Disease Education Program's Your Kidney Test Results as we describe these complications.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5340, 3060, 5130
Performance Indicators: 10.4.3, 9.6.6, 9.3.5
- Use laboratory data to assess anemia in chronic kidney disease.
- Associate hyperkalemia with hyperglycemia and metabolic acidosis in CKD.
- Use and interpret laboratory data to assess metabolic acidosis in CKD.
- Use and interpret laboratory data to identify mineral and bone disorders of CKD.
This e-learning self-study includes web links and resources for additional Online Learning opportunities.
The course includes pdf files of the speaker presentations and handouts as well as a downloadable CPE certificate.
The Certificate of Training program consists of five separate modules that build on each other. To receive the certificate associated with this training, all modules and related tests must first be completed and a subsequent final post test exam after the final module must be passed with a minimum of an 80%. The Certificate of Training can then be downloaded and printed from the site.
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