Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing

The 2008 edition of ANNA's Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing is an excellent resource for all nephrology nurses. Including 18 sections and 72 chapters written by experts in the field, this revised and expanded edition of ANNA’s Core Curriculum provides a detailed outline of the knowledge base required for nephrology nursing practice, including chronic kidney disease, acute care, nutrition, pharmacology, transplantation, hemodialysis, vascular access, peritoneal dialysis, home therapies, pediatrics, infection control, evidence-based practice, the role of the advanced practice nurse, health policy, emergency and disaster preparedness, and more! 

This edition offers continuing nursing education (CE) credits with each section. Individual learners may apply for continuing nursing education by reading a section and completing the Continuing Nursing Education Evaluation Form for that section. A total of 60.0 CNE credits are available. Click here to access the Continuing Nursing Education Evaluation Forms in PDF format.

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Core Curriculum Sponsorships

ANNA would like to thank the following companies for their sponsorship of this edition:

American Regent, Inc. or

Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

B. Braun Medical Inc.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc.


Gambro Renal Products

Genzyme Renal (Acquired by Sanofi in 2011)

NaphCare, Inc.

Ortho Biotech Products, L.P.

Roche or

Satellite Laboratory Services, LLC

Watson Nephrology
A Subsidiary of Watson Pharma, Inc.