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This series provides 9 hours of continuing education for most licenses. View the detail of each course to see how many contact hours are approved by the accrediting bodies.This series of lectures will address some of the issues commonly encountered in the care of dialysis patients. After an overview of the demographics of the ESRD population in the United States, we will review some of the chief problems associated with dialysis patients, including the psychosocial impact of ESRD and dialysis on patients and their families and the complicated and broad dietary restrictions for ESRD patients. We will also go over some of the clinical problems and controversies of ESRD therapy, including dialysis access creation, maintenance, and care, dialysis clearances, dietary strategies, blood pressure abnormalities on dialysis, and anemia in ESRD.End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)- Dietary Considerations and the Dialysis PatientEnd Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)- General Issues of ESRDEnd Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)- Hemodialysis AccessEnd Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)- Management of Anemia in ESRD