This class is designed to provide nurses and other health care professionals with a brief review of renal physiology and fluid regulation. The causes, types, and phases of acute renal failure including their appropriate diagnostic aids and interventions will be discussed. The stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD), the impact of CKD on all body systems and an overview of the types and processes or renal replacement therapies will also be included in this seminar.
- Define the three types of acute renal failure.
- Describe the three phases of acute renal failure and the appropriate interventions for each phase.
- Identify the five stages of chronic kidney disease.
- Describe the impact of chronic kidney disease on other body systems.
- Explain the principles and limitations of therapies designed to replace renal function: continuous renal replacement therapy, intermittent hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis.
7:30 - 8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30
Applied Renal Physiology
8:30 - 9:00
Types and causes of acute renal failure
9:00 - 9:50
Phases of acute renal failure/interventions for each phase
9:50 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
10:30 - 11:00
Impact of CKD on other body systems
11:00 - 11:30
Renal replacement therapies
11:30 - 11:50
11:50 - 12:00
Questions and Evaluations
Continuing Education Credit:
3.80 continuing education contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend this program in its entirety and complete the course evaluation.
Payment Terms – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Payment is due upon registration. Registrations will not be accepted without payment. Walk-in registrations may be accepted if the class is not full and will require an additional $5 charge for materials.
To register with a credit card on our secure site, please click the Register link to the right side of this page.
To make a payment via check, download the registration form at the bottom of this page, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.
Your tuition minus a $5 processing fee will be refunded if notified in writing 7 days prior to course. University of Colorado Hospital reserves the right to cancel an offering. A full refund would be made. Tuition cannot be transferred to another course.
University of Colorado Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Parking at the Anschutz Medical Campus is by fee or by permit only. Parking for this activity is available in the Ignacio, Georgetown, or Cheyenne Wells parking lots. All are indicated with a red X on the attached map. Cash/Coin/Credit Card accepted. Handicapped visitor parking is also available.
Registration by check:
To make a payment via check, download the registration form below, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.