Using High-Fidelity Simulation to Assess Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Nurses Performing CRRT

Using High-Fidelity Simulation to Assess Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Nurses Performing CRRT

Identification: nnj_ma15A3
Issue: March-April 2015
Volume: Vol. 42, No. 2
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 04/30/2017
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Contact hours available until 4/30/2017.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board Statements of Disclosure
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Paula Dutka MSN, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a coordinator of Clinical Trials for the following sponsors: Amgen, Rockwell Medical, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Akebia Therapeutics, and Dynavax Technologies.

Carol M. Headley DNSc, ACNP-BC, RN, CNN, disclosed that she is a Consultant and/or member of the Corporate Speaker’s Bureau for Sanofi Renal, and a member of the Advisory Board for Amgen.

Tamara M. Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, disclosed that she is a Fresenius employee, freelance editor for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Elsevier publishing companies.

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.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

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American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To describe a project that added high-fidelity continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) simulation to an existing education program that enhanced knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) of adult intensive care unit nurses who perform CRRT.

1. Describe the use of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) to treat patients with AKI.
2. Discuss the use of simulation as a technique to increase a nurse’s KSAs.
3. Describe the use of high-fidelity simulation as a teaching strategy to increase KSAs in nurses working in adult intensive care unit caring for patients receiving CRRT.


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