Medications to Avoid in Kidney Disease

Medications to Avoid in Kidney Disease 

Release Date: 01/11/2017
Expiration Date:  01/11/2019
Format: Slides

Target Audience

This activity is intended for  nurse clinicians and nurse practitioners that may be interested in learning essential elements of medications to avoid prescribing in kidney disease.  

Statement of Need

Clinicians and Nurse Practitioners need an awareness of medications that may cause difficulties in individuals with kidney disease. 

Educational Outcome

Upon completion of this activity learners should be able to:

  1. Identify the seven medications to avoid prescribing in individuals with kidney disease. 

Accreditation Statement

Walden University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

To obtain contact hours for this presentation:

Complete the video presentation of this material, complete the evaluation and download or print your certificate. Answers to the evaluation questions are located at the bottom of the web page to support your learning.

Credit Designation Statement

Walden University designates this enduring material for a maximum of   0.5 contact hours and 0.5 pharmacology(Rx)contact hours.

Walden University is intereseted in the long term impact that this education may have on the learner and may send a follow up evaluation. You will be offered additional contact hours for the completion of additional evaluation materials.

Faculty and Disclosures

The planners and presenters of this nursing educational activity disclose that there are  no relevant financial relationships (those held by the planner or significant other, currently or within the last 12 months) with commercial interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity.

The following is a list of the planners and faculty, along with any information they have disclosed regarding their relevant financial relationships.

Planners and Presenters:

Dr Hazel A Dennison -No disclosures

Dr Erica Sciarra -No disclosures


Dr Hazel A Dennison  -No disclosures



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