Online Courses

Renal System - Critical Care

Price: $19.00

This course series is accessible until 1/1/2022

Renal: A&P and Assessment presents an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the renal system, patient assessment, and common diagnostic procedures for renal evaluation. Course content includes the kidney's role in forming and excreting urine, maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, producing hormones, and regulating acid-base in balance. Renal: Abnormalities and Treatment describes several common renal alterations and disease states. Course content includes the etiology, pathophysiology, patient care, and treatment issues and choices with these diseases, as well as issues related to diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with acute and chronic renal failure.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

ANCC Accredited Organization

This course reports to CE Broker

Renal: A&P and Assessment of the Renal System (1.0 CNE)
1. Differentiate between the macro and microstructures of the kidney.
2. Describe the role of the kidney in arterial blood pressure regulation.
3. Explain the physiology involved in urine formation, maintaining acid-base, fluid, and electrolyte balances.
4. Identify patient symptoms, treatment, and care issues with fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
5. Discuss the kidney's endocrine functions.
6. Recognize various laboratory tests and identify their strengths for renal evaluation.
7. Explain the patient preparation and care protocols specific to common laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

Renal: Abnormalities and Treatment (1.0 CNE)
1. Differentiate etiologies of pre, intra, and post renal failure.
2. Compare and contrast acute renal failure and chronic renal failure.
3. Discuss treatment modalities/options for patients with renal failure.
4. Identify appropriate care techniques and nutritional concerns for patients with renal abnormalities.
5. Verbalize an understanding of pharmacokinetics as they relate to patients with renal insufficiency/failure.

CC22 Renal: A&P and Assessment of the Renal System

Hours: 1.00
This renal course for nurses presents an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the renal system, patient assessment, and common diagnostic procedures for renal evaluation. Course content includes the kidney's role in forming and excreting urine, maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, producing hormones, and regulating acid-base in balance.

CC23 Renal: Abnormalities and Treatment

Hours: 1.00
This Renal: Abnormalities and Treatment course is designed for nursing professionals and describes several common renal alterations and disease states. Course content includes the etiology, pathophysiology, patient care, and treatment issues and choices with these diseases, as well as issues related to diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with acute and chronic renal failure.