Gilbert, MD et al.
Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
The new seventh edition of this text has been published, but we are not moving forward with the seventh edition. The sixth edition is now out of print and we can no longer buy books. If you already have a copy of the sixth edition, the quizzes are still available. If you do not have a copy of the book but would really like to complete these hours, we suggest that you look online for a used copy and then order the quizzes from us.
This text was written by physicians for physicians. It will be valuable for RNs working in dialysis centers or NPs/PAs who have patients with kidney disease. It presents comprehensive coverage of all aspects of kidney disease and incorporates the latest NKF Kidney/Outcome Quality Initiative guidelines on chronic kidney disease staging and management.
This course is advanced
Comments from the Test Author
Your renal nurses are going to love this text. It certainly gets to the heart of all the major concepts for renal patients; it is a very in-depth text and is of high quality.
Comments from Pilot Nurses:
Kidney14 consists of two sections, each worth 30 contact hours (a total of 60 contact hours when you've finished both sections).
Section A (Chapters 1-36): Structure and Function of the Kidneys and their Clinical Assessment Acid-Base, Fluid, and Electrolyte Disorders Glomerular Diseases The Kidney in Systemic Disease • Acute Kidney Injury.
Section B (Chs. 37-67): Drugs and the Kidney Hereditary Kidney Disorders Tubulointerstitial Nephropathies and Disorders of the Urinary Tract Kidney in Special Circumstances Chronic Kidney Disease and its Therapy Dialysis and Transplantation • Hypertension.