A Test of CKD IQ: 10 Questions for Primary Care Clinicians

Leo Robert

CKD IQ Test Preview: When should you suspect kidney disease? What measure is used to define chronic kidney disease? What UACR test result indicates albuminuria? Good luck.

Individuals at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) visit primary care clinicians every day. Initially silent and progressively fatal, early suspicion for and detection and treatment of the disease are critical for the best possible outcomes.

The 10-question quiz below is based on guidelines and recommendations from the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative, the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes, and the National Kidney Disease Education Program. Test your overall knowledge of CKD and of evidence-based approaches to diagnosis and treatment.


For the 3 CKD primers that preceded this quiz, please see:

How to Slow CKD Progression: Treatment Essentials for Primary Care

Chronic Kidney Disease Diagnosis in Primary Care

Defining Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care: Management, Complications, Risk, Referral