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Nephrology Nursing Certification Bibliography

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


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

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

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing(3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2015). Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties. Ottawa: Author.

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

Danovitch, G. M. (Ed.). (2010). Handbook of kidney transplantation (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

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

Floege, J., Johnson, R. J., & Feehally, J. (Eds.). (2010). Comprehensive clinical nephrology (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

Guest, S. (2014). Handbook of peritoneal dialysis. Seattle: Createspace

Kallenbach, J. Z. (2012). Review of hemodialysis for nurses and dialysis personnel (8th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier/Mosby.

Koeppen, B. M., & Stanton, B. A. (2013). Renal physiology (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier/Mosby

Molzahn, A. E., & Butera, E. (Eds.) (2006). Contemporary nephrology nursing: Principles and practice (2nd ed.). Pitman, NJ: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association.

Nissenson, A. R., & Fine, R. N. (Eds.). (2008). Dialysis therapy (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier.

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

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

Vallerand, A. H., Sanoski, C. A., & Deglin, J. H. (2015). Davis's drug guide for nurses (14th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)