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Nephrology Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important but bolded references were chosen by members of the Nephrology Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the nephrology nursing certification examination.


American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, & the National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (4th ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Canadian Pharmacists Association, (2014). CPS 2014: Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties. Ottawa: Author. – Available on NurseONE.ca (e-CPS)

Counts, C. (2008). ANNA Core curriculum for nephrology nursing (4th ed.). Pitman, NJ: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association.

Danovitch, G. M. (2010). Handbook of kidney transplantation (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Daugirdas, J. T., Blake, P. G., & Ing, T. S. (2014). Handbook of dialysis (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Guest, S. (2014). Handbook of peritoneal dialysis (2nd ed.). Seattle, WA: Createspace.

Koeppen, B. M., & Stanton, B. A. (2013). Renal physiology. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby.

Floege, J., Johnson, R. J., & Feehally, J. (2010). Comprehensive clinical nephrology. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier.

Kallenbach, J. Z. (2012). Review of hemodialysis for nurses and dialysis personnel. St. Louis: Elsevier/Mosby.

Molzahn, A., & Butera, E. (2006). Contemporary nephrology nursing: Principles and practice. Pitman, NJ: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association.

Nissenson, A. R., & Fine, R. N. (2008). Dialysis therapy (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.

Ohler, L., Cupples, S. A., & International Transplant Nurses Society. (2008). Core curriculum for transplant nurses. St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Thomas, N. (2008). Renal nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier.

Vallerand, A. H., Sanoski, C. A., & Deglin, J. H. (2014). Davis's drug guide for nurses (14th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company. – Available on NurseONE.ca

June 2014