Hemodialysis Knowledge and Medical Adherence in African Americans Diagnosed With End Stage Renal Disease: Results of an Educational Intervention

Hemodialysis Knowledge and Medical Adherence in African Americans Diagnosed With End Stage Renal Disease: Results of an Educational Intervention


Identification: nnj_ma11A5
Issue: March-April 2011
Volume: Vol. 38, No. 2
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Goal: To provide an overview of the relationship between hemodialysis knowledge and perceived medical adherence to prescribed treatment in African Americans.

Objectives:

  1. Define adherence to treatment.
  2. Explain how increased hemodialysis knowledge may improve patient adherence to treatment.
  3. Discuss how nephrology nurses and other dialysis staff can ensure effective teaching to improve adherence.


Note: This study was funded by Southern University School of Nursing Doctoral Fellowship, Baton Rouge, LA.

Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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