Week 3: Renal System (Med-Surg Onsite 2016)

Illustration of the human kidney.

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

Part I:

1. Identify populations at higher risk for kidney disease.
2. Describe the functions of the kidney.
3. Discuss how to assess for acute kidney injury.

Part II:

1. State causes of chronic kidney disease.
2. Describe manifestations of chronic kidney disease.
3. Discuss options for renal replacement therapy. 

Course summary
Available: 
08/06/2015
Expires: 
04/14/2017

Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ARNP, CNN 
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Renal and Transplant, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

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