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The authors, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.
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This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AMSN.
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The purpose of this continuing nursing education article is to increase nurses’ and other health care professionals’ awareness of the modes of treatment for patients in the many stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD). After studying the information presented in this article, you will be able to:
Define CKD and explain its pathophysiology.
Discuss the classification and stages of CKD.
Identify methods of care for patients in each stage of CKD.