Oregon Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease


About the Course

Learning objectives

  • Discuss normal kidney function and the effects of chronic kidney disease on kidney function.
  • Explain the definition of chronic kidney disease and causes of this disease state.
  • Describe the complications associated with chronic kidney disease and their management.
  • Recognize the medications used to treat common complications of chronic kidney disease.

About the Author

Katie Ingersoll-Blair, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

Dr. Ingersoll-Blair is a community pharmacist, consultant and freelance writer who specializes in pharmacy education. She has performed freelance work writing and editing practice questions for various pharmacy technician exams, as well as has written and revised continuing education programs for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. She has also written for Natural Standard, summarizing research studies on dietary supplements and working on the company blog.  Dr. Ingersoll-Blair graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in 2009 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

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