When do you refer to nephrology KDIGO?
The indications for referral include acute kidney injury, progressive or advanced CKD, albuminuria, urinary red cell casts, refractory hypertension, potassium abnormalities, recurrent nephrolithiasis, and hereditary kidney disease. The prevalence of CKD is over 10%  and the nephrology workforce is limited.
What are the nutrition recommendations for individuals with chronic kidney disease?
A high-protein diet with fish, poultry, pork, or eggs at every meal may be recommended. People on dialysis should eat 8 to 10 ounces (225 to 280 grams) of high-protein foods each day. Your provider or dietitian may suggest adding egg whites, egg white powder, or protein powder.
What is the scope of practice in nephrology?
– Differentiate between standards and guidelines – Identify the components of the nursing process – Apply the Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice into clinical practice Scope of Practice • What is a scope of practice?
What are the clinical guidelines for kidney dialysis?
Kidney Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative Clinical Practice Guidelines – The National Kidney Foundation Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF KDOQI) has provided evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and related complications since 1997.
How are nephrology nurses used in kidney disease?
• Nephrology nurses use the nursing process in providing care to patients with kidney disease. • The nursing process is comprised of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. • Each phase of the nursing process interacts with and is influenced by the other phases.
How to join the American Society of Nephrology?
American Journal of Kidney Disease Core Curriculum in Nephrology – This site provides, in outline format, instruction in the core curricular areas in nephrology. American Society of Hypertension Reference List in Clinical Hypertension – This site provides an updated reading list of key articles dealing with clinical hypertension.