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Course Overview

Millions of Americans are afflicted with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) each year. These residents require specific dietary and nursing interventions to appropriately manage this disease. This course will describe ESRD as well as current standards related to its management. Dietary and nursing considerations for residents with ESRD will also be addressed.

About the Course Author

Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN, creator of Nutrition Mission®, and Nutrition Is Your Best Health Insurance!® educational programs, received her Master of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons Institute of Human Nutrition. Beth's achievements include being a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) since 1987; Certified in Nutrition Support (CNSC) 1990-2010; a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) (cncb.org) 2002-2017; a Health Fitness Specialist (HFS) through the ACSM 2010-2015; an associate professor of nutrition Palm Beach State College 1995-2008; and provider of professional continuing education through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) since 2002; and a provider of continuing education through the Florida Board of Nursing.  Beth Ellen DiLuglio, MS, RDN, LDN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA.

Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.25HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.25HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.20HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.2 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    1.00HOURS

    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.

  • Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

    1.25HOURS

    Approved for 1.25 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

    1.25HOURS

    Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.25HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.25HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.25HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-PAC-0-ESRD
  • Hours:

    1.25
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2018-12-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-11-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the physiology of ESRD; Identify common causes of ESRD; Identify key aspects of a nutritional assessment for ESRD patients; Identify nursing interventions specific to the ESRD patient; Identify types of dialysis and non-dialysis interventions to manage ESRD
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: End-Stage Renal Disease
    Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease
    Pathophysiology and Etiology of ESRD 
    Risk Factors
    Symptoms and Assessments
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Management of ESRD
    Management of Symptoms
    Interventions
    Dialysis
    Risks of Dialysis
    Alternatives and Conservative Management
    Nursing Considerations
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Nutrition
    The Role of the Nutritionist
    Nutritional Assessment
    Malnutrition
    Vitamin D
    Protein
    Sarcopenia
    Obesity
    Micronutrients
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    Resources
    References
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Level I level Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.