About the Pathway

TheChronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Clinical Pathway is a resource for primary care providers to aid in the diagnosis, management, and referral of adults with CKD.


The CKD Clinical Pathway was developed by the Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration (ICDC; www.ICDC.ca) in collaboration with the Northern Alberta Renal Program (NARP), Southern Alberta Renal Program (SARP) and key stakeholders including nephrologists, primary care physicians, allied health care professionals and IT specialists.

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What it covers

The CKD Clinical Pathway is an interactive tool that provides guidance and supporting information to physicians and allied health care professionals to assist them in identification, management and referral of patients with CKD in the primary care setting.

The content is based on current evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO), Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS), Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) and the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP)).



Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Northern Alberta Renal Program (NARP)

Southern Alberta Renal Program (SARP)