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

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

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