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Acute Care Orientation Manual and Assessment Tools (eBook) © 2017

This electronic resource provides both an orientation overview for the acute care nurse new to nephrology or the veteran nephrology nurse who is mentoring a nurse new to the specialty. This edition includes an updated module on Hemodialysis and three new modules on Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Therapeutic Apheresis, which further reflect the diversity of acute nephrology practice. Each module includes an overview of the topic as well as a list of skills that relate to that topic. (338 pages)


Acute Care Orientation Manual Module 1 ~ Hemodialysis (eBook) © 2017

This electronic resource provides both an orientation overview for the acute care nurse new to nephrology or the veteran nephrology nurses who is mentoring a nurse new to the specialty. The module includes an overview and a list of skills that relate to hemodialysis. (117 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-43-9)


Acute Care Orientation Manual Module 2 ~ Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (eBook) © 2017

This electronic resource provides both an orientation overview for the acute care nurse new to nephrology or the veteran nephrology nurses who is mentoring a nurse new to the specialty. The module includes an overview and a list of skills that relate to continuous renal replacement therapy. (81 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-44-6)


Acute Care Orientation Manual Module 3 ~ Peritoneal Dialysis (eBook) © 2017

This electronic resource provides both an orientation overview for the acute care nurse new to nephrology or the veteran nephrology nurses who is mentoring a nurse new to the specialty. The module includes an overview and a list of skills that relate to peritoneal dialysis. (71 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-45-3)


Acute Care Orientation Manual Module 4 ~ Therapeutic Apheresis (eBook) © 2017

This electronic resource provides both an orientation overview for the acute care nurse new to nephrology or the veteran nephrology nurses who is mentoring a nurse new to the specialty. The module includes an overview and a list of skills that relate to hemodialysis. (69 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-46-0)


Contemporary Nephrology Nursing (3rd Edition) © 2017

The scope of this respected and trusted classic has been expanded to include the most complete collection of nephrology nursing topics ever published. An excellent resource for all nurses caring for patients with kidney disease, the 2017 edition of the Contemporary Nephrology Nursing textbook includes 50 chapters written by 79 expert authors. This edition includes an update of all current chapters with evidence-based data and the addition of 28 completely new chapters, covering the full breadth of nephrology nursing practice. Three new sections deal with nursing management of comorbidities and complications, cultural safety, health literacy, psychosocial issues in nephrology nursing, and regenerative medicine and innovations. Each chapter includes key concepts highlighting implications for nephrology nursing. Each chapter offers self-assessment questions and contact hours; more than 75 contact hours are available. Click here for more information. (1,072 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-37-8)

Note: Individuals may apply for continuing nursing education by reading a chapter and completing the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Evaluation Form for that chapter (CNE processing fees apply).

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Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing (7th Edition) © 2020

This comprehensive, peer-reviewed resource sets the standard for nephrology nursing clinical practice. Written by experts in the field, the 2020 edition presents the newest information regarding kidney disease, its treatment, and the nursing care involved. New and updated content reflects current policy and terminology, including health information technology, collaboration with ESRD Networks, economics of ESRD reimbursement, nutritional needs of patients undergoing bariatric surgery, nutritional needs of pregnant patients, advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care. The seventh edition contains almost 1,800 pages divided into two hardcover volumes, includes self-assessment questions, and provides more than 60 nursing continuing professional development contact hours. (1,792 pages, ISBN 978-1-940325-61-3)

Note: Individuals may apply for continuing nursing education by reading a chapter and completing the Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Evaluation Form for that chapter (CNE processing fees apply). Click here to go to the ANNA Online Library and complete the CNE evaluation process.


Fact Sheets

The ANNA Specialty Practice Networks have developed Fact Sheets on the following topics: Acute Kidney Injury; Anemia; Bone Mineral Metabolism; Chronic Kidney Disease; Hemodialysis; Home Hemodialysis; Peritoneal Dialysis; Transplantation; Vascular Access; Pediatric ESRD - Chronic Kidney Disease; Pediatric ESRD - Hemodialysis; Pediatric ESRD - Peritoneal Dialysis; Pediatric ESRD - Renal Transplant; and Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome.


Nephrology Nursing Certification Review Guide © 2016 (5th edition)

The 2016 edition of the Nephrology Nursing Certification Review Guide is an excellent resource to assist professionals in preparing for the Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) and Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN) exams. The review guide includes comprehensive case studies and more than 225 questions covering multiple areas within the specialty, a practice test answer key with suggested references and readings, and sections on critical thinking related to test taking. This expanded edition also includes a section for advanced practice nurses that focuses on pharmacology and diagnosis. This resource can be used in conjunction with other primary sources such as the Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing as a study guide for the nephrology nursing certification exams. (64 pages; ISBN 978-1-940325-24-8)


Nephrology Nursing Journal

The Nephrology Nursing Journal is designed to meet the education and information needs of nephrology nurses in a variety of roles at all levels of practice. Its content expands the knowledge base for nephrology nurses, stimulates professional growth, guides research-based practice, presents new technological developments, and provides a forum for review of critical issues promoting the advancement of nephrology nursing practice.


Nephrology Nursing Process of Care: Apheresis and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy © 2011

This publication contains two sections reprinted from the Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice book (Seventh Edition). The contents deal with the nephrology nursing process for continuous renal replacement therapy and apheresis and therapeutic plasma exchange. The book is published by the American Nephrology Nurses Association and is endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. (39 pages)


Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice © 2017 (8th edition)

The Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (8th Edition) provides a method of defining the scope of nephrology nursing practice and a conduit for evaluating that practice. This resource serves as a guide in identifying nephrology nurses’ responsibilities to their profession, their colleagues, and the healthcare consumer.

(124 pages; ISBN 978-1-940325-32-3)


Scope of Practice for Nephrology Nursing


Standards of Practice


American Nephrology Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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