120 minutes including a Q&A
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
In this 4 part series Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP does a systematic review of the kidney, contrasting normal function with diseased stated of the kidney, including acute, chronic, and infectious causes of altered kidney function. She will also review relevant lab tests and how certain drugs and medications affect function; and how failure in other systems, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, and COVID-19 impacts kidney function.
Topics in the “Major Kidney Functions & Clinical Correlations ” webinar:
• Erythropoietin and RBC production
• Vitamin D, calcium and phosphate metabolism
• How the kidney regulates acid base balance
• Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone and blood pressure maintenance
• Water, electrolyte and solute balance—ADH and aldosterone
• The kidney and excretion of drugs
• And if the kidney fails??
Who Should Attend?:
• Renal Nurses, Dialysis Nurses, Cardiac Nurses
• Med Surg Nurses; Critical Care Nurses
• Diabetes Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Educators
• Acute, Long Term and Home Care Nurses
• Tele-Health and Occupational Health Nurses
Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP
Barb Bancroft is a widely acclaimed nursing teacher who has taught courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment to both graduate and undergraduate students. Also certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. Barb is known for her extensive knowledge of pathophysiology and as one of the most dynamic nursing speakers in North America today. Delivering her material with equal parts of evidence based practise, practical application, and humour, she has taught numerous seminars on clinical and health maintenance topics to healthcare professionals, including the Association for Practitioners for Infection Control, The Emergency Nurses’ Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and more.