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01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019

Tuesday
231 - Hypotension Basics
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez AB
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.75 Rx

This session examines the basics of hypotension, including causes across the continuum of CKD, signs, symptoms, and treatment options. When should treatment be initiated? And, what are the differences in treatment when caring for acute, chronic, or transplant 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 state an increased ability to assess, address, and manage hypotension in patients with CKD.


Tuesday
232 - When the State Comes Marching In: Is Your Staff Prepared?
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Coronado Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

How do you prepare your unit for a survey? What is the process for the new and experienced APRN, RN, and PCT? Learn more about differentiating between surveys initiated due to patient complaints and those that are standard reviews; and develop an action plan for survey responses.

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

Speaker Disclosure:
• Gail Dewald – Employee, National Dialysis Accreditation Commission

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 prepare a plan for assuring staff are well prepared for regulatory agency visits whenever they occur.


Tuesday

Learn all you need to know about Fabry disease. This session covers the disease pathology, genetics, inheritance pattern, associated renal changes, risks for progression to ESRD, and the role of nephrology nurses in patient care.

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 discuss Fabry disease and its renal consequences, including medical and nursing care necessary to treat individuals with this disease process.


Tuesday
234 - From Idea to Article: Writing for Publication
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Cortez CD
Credits Available: 1.25 CH

This session reviews manuscript development and publication processes and help participants create a plan for writing a manuscript for publication.

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 the steps from developing a manuscript idea to preparing an article for publication.


Tuesday
235 - The Gut Microbiome: How the Gut Affects the Kidney
01:45pm - 03:00pm Central - April 16, 2019 | Room: Wedgwood Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.25 CH  |  0.50 Rx

What is the gut microbiome? Explore how the gut microbiome is involved in CKD progression and the development of complications. Recent interventions targeting the gut microbiome for therapeutic purposes are also shared.

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 articulate what gut microbiomes are, how they affect the kidneys, and how that translates into patient care.