Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing

coverThe seventh edition of ANNA's Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed resource that sets the standard for nephrology nursing clinical practice.

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  • Contains almost 1,800 pages divided into two hardcover volumes
  • Authored by 93 health care professionals who are experts in nephrology nursing, nutrition, social work, pharmacology, and more
  • Impacts the everyday practice of nephrology nurses and APRNs, from novice to expert
  • Encompasses the individual's life span, from pediatric to older adult patient populations
  • Provides more than 60 nursing continuing professional development contact hours (CNE)
  • Offers self-assessment questions, including answer keys and page references
  • Presents new and updated content that reflects current policy and terminology. Examples include health information technology and the electronic health record, collaboration with ESRD Networks, economics of ESRD reimbursement, nutritional needs of patients undergoing bariatric surgery, nutritional needs of pregnant patients, expanded information for APRNs, new information regarding infections, and a new chapter addressing advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care.

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Continuing Nursing Education

Each chapter offers self-assessment questions and continuing nursing education (CNE) credit opportunities; more than 60 contact hours are available. You may apply for CNE by reading a chapter and completing the CNE Evaluation Form for that chapter. The CNE evaluation process is available in the ANNA Online Library.

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