Requirements for Successful Completion:Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:Authors have no disclosures to declare.
Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure:Deborah H. Brooks, MSN, APN-BC, CNNNP, disclosed that she is on the ConsultantPresenter Bureau and the Advisory Board for Affymax, Inc.
Paula Dutka, MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she has received grant/research support from Keryx, Amgen, Rockwell, Fibrogen, Dynovox, and Otsuka; and she is on theConsultant and Presenter Bureau and the Nephrology Nurse Advisory Board for Affymax/Takeda.
Patricia B. McCarley, MSN, RN, ACNPc, CNN, disclosed that she is on the Consultant Presenter Bureau for Amgen, Genzyme, and OrthoBiotech. She is also on the AdvisoryBoard for Amgen, Genzyme, and Roche and is the recipient of unrestricted educational grants from OrthoBiotech and Roche.
All other members of the Editorial Board had no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Nephrology Nursing Journal Editor, and Hazel A. Dennison, DNP, RN,APNc, CPHQ, CNE, ANNA Education Director.
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