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10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019

Tuesday

If you are interested in starting an APRN-led CKD clinic, this session is for you! From the beginning details to guideline development, financial considerations, and impact on quality of care, learn about the many factors involved in establishing a CKD clinic in a nephrology practice.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will state an increased confidence in managing their role when assisting with the development of a new CKD clinic.


Tuesday
212 - Pressure Injuries
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Sapphire
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

Develop a more in-depth understanding of pressure injury risk and prevention in patients in clinics, at home, and in acute care settings. Learn tips and techniques for assessing for pressure injuries in dialysis units when patients are fully clothed and what staff can do to help prevent pressure injuries.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe methods of assessing for and treating pressure injuries in ambulatory patients while protecting privacy and dignity.


Tuesday
213 - Transplant Readiness: Fundraising
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

What are the costs related to transplantation? How can a patient in need of a transplant obtain financial support? This session explores potential sources of transplant funding, the increasing use of fundraising, and the pros and cons of fundraising websites.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss various methods patients utilize to finance their transplant and be conversant with the challenges of each.


Tuesday
214 - Recognition of the Patient Abusing Alcohol
10:30am - 11:45am Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

It is important for clinicians to be able to recognize alcohol abuse in patients. This session addresses alcohol cues, index of suspicion, and assessment tools. In addition, discover ways to initiate a discussion about alcohol abuse and to identify the effect of an individual’s support system on recovery.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe assessments that will assist in recognizing signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse in patients with CKD.


Tuesday

Traditionally, older adults on dialysis have been considered higher risk than younger patients. Dr. Hain shares information about newer treatment models for older adults with end-stage renal disease and explores the concept of palliative dialysis in this important session for nurses who care for older patients.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to educate patients and significant others about palliative dialysis in older adults and the implications for their care and comfort.