This course will explain how the aging process contributes to chronic kidney disease. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Explain the functions of the kidneys; 2. Describe the effects of aging on the kidneys and chronic kidney disease (CKD); 3. Explain the causes and risk factors of CKD; 4. Describe the symptoms of CKD; 5. Discuss what can be done to treat and prevent CKD in the elderly. Continuing Education: 1.0 Category 1 CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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