Managing the Patient with Acute Kidney Injury

Managing the Patient with Acute Kidney Injury 

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is characterized by a sudden and temporary loss of kidney functioning with or without permanent kidney damage. AKI is also associated with an increased incidence of hospitalizations and mortality. In this course, you will learn about the signs and symptoms of AKI, identify those at risk for AKI, and identify nursing care and prevention strategies for those at risk and patients with AKI.

$15.00

Hours: 1.00 - 1.25
REL-AC-0-MANAGEPATIENT17

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-0-MANAGEPATIENT17
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify key anatomical structures that contribute to normal kidney functioning.
Define examination strategies that can lead to early identification of renal compromise.
Describe acute kidney injury signs, symptoms, and nursing care.
Identify patients at risk for acute kidney injury.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Background

Introduction

Renal Anatomy

Kidney Function

AKI Diagnosis and Stages

Causes and Risk Factors

Challenge Question

Review

Summary

Section 3: Nursing Care and Treatment

Treatment

Nursing Care

Review

Summary

Section 4: Case Studies

Mrs. Kirkwood

Mrs. Benner

Rhabdomyolysis

Mrs. Reardon

Review

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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