This session discusses the physiology of acute kidney injury, medication, and treatments for renal support in a patient with pre-existing chronic kidney disease. Review of a thorough nursing assessment, past medical history, medication review, and review of systems are incorporated into a plan of care promoting preservation of renal function.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Outline the pathophysiology for acute kidney injury in the medical-surgical patient.
Discuss the medical and nursing interventions to treat acute kidney injury .
Review the aspects of a thorough health history in the nursing assessment of acute kidney injury.
MN, CMSRN, CNE,
Director of Education,
American Nephrology Nurses Association
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