This course is for individuals who currently hold a Registered Nursing license, Licensed Vocational Nurse or Certified Hemodialysis Technician license, it was designed to provide the learner with basic knowledge about care and maintenance of patients with acute renal insufficiency and chronic kidney disease. The primary focus of the course is hemodialysis although all forms of renal replacement therapy are discussed.
The book guides the learner through the essentials of renal replacement therapy, with emphasis on regulatory and safety concerns associated with the provision of care for this patient population, clinically significant short and long-term manifestations of renal failure, and current management strategies.
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be awarded thirty (30) contact hours from this provider. These contact hours may be applied toward license renewal for any licensure board that accepts California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.
Who should consider this course?
Any healthcare provider who comes into contact with renal patients during the course of their work may benefit from the information provided including Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses,Licensed Vocational Nurse, Certified Hemodialysis Technicians
Disclaimer: This continuing education offering is a CA BRN approved continuing education course which does not lead to an occupation and is not accredited by ABHES, our accreditation bureau.
Who should consider this course:
RN – Registered Nurses
LVN – Licensed Vocational Nurses
LPN – Licensed Practical Nurses
CHT’s – Certified Hemodialysis Nurses