4/18/17 - American Nephrology Nurses Association Releases New Edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing

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American Nephrology Nurses Association Releases New Edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing

Third edition of landmark nephrology nursing textbook contains new and updated content.

PITMAN, NJ – To keep pace with advancements in technology and patient care, the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) has released the third edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing, the most complete collection of nephrology nursing topics ever published. This landmark text on evidence-based nephrology nursing is an invaluable resource for expert-level nephrology education.

Contemporary Nephrology Nursing has always been my favorite nephrology nursing text and it was a pleasure for me to manage this third edition," said editor Sandy M. Bodin, MA, RN, CNN. “I am pleased that our strategy produced some fresh and innovative chapters.  My hope is that Contemporary Nephrology Nursing will be a principal reference for nephrology nurses and will serve as a tool to improve the health outcomes of patients with kidney disease.”

New to This Edition

  • More than 75 contact hours of continuing nursing education
  • 22 completely updated chapters with evidence-based data on chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, and kidney replacement therapies
  • 28 brand new chapters covering the full span of nephrology nursing practice
  • New or updated figures in full color to enhance learning
  • New Comorbidities and Complications: Nursing Management section that includes diagnostic and pharmacotherapy information for nurse practitioners
  • New Advocacy section with chapters on Cultural Safety, Health Literacy, and Psychosocial Issues in Nephrology Nursing
  • Regenerative Medicine and Innovations in Nephrology Nursing section that contains new chapters on the Wearable Artificial Kidney and the Implantable Artificial Kidney

This peer-reviewed textbook contains more than 1,000 pages of valuable content that encompasses all aspects of the nephrology nursing practice. For more information and to order Contemporary Nephrology Nursingclick here.


ANNA is a professional nursing association with more than 8,500 members. ANNA promotes excellence in and appreciation of nephrology nursing so we can make a positive difference for people with kidney disease.