Entire Conference - CE a la carte

Sep 22, 2017 ‐ Sep 25, 2017


Does not include Preconference Sessions. After content is purchased, CNE is available for: $15 per session

Standard: $274.00
Members: $199.00

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Advanced Concepts in Heart Failure in Patients with Altered Kidney Function

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Advanced Concepts in Heart Failure in Patients with Altered Kidney Function

Sep 24, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 24, 2017 11:30am

New evidence about the pathophysiology of heart failure takes into consideration preserved ventricular heart failure. This session focuses on the levels of symptom severity, classification of heart failure, as well as treatment goals.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Tamara Kear – Board of Directors, American Nephrology Nurses Association

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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe the new evidence related to pathophysiology of heart failure, compare the definitions of heart failure, and state an increased confidence in their ability to care for heart failure in patients.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Partnerships for Managing CKD: Current and Future Trends

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Partnerships for Managing CKD: Current and Future Trends

Sep 24, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 24, 2017 11:30am

This session examines partnerships to manage CKD, including the differences between partnerships and referrals, the best setting for care, and the desired outcomes. The characteristics of effective CKD partnerships, such as communication, integrated health care information, evaluation, and quality improvement, are also addressed.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will state an understanding of the use of partnerships in the care of CKD patients, what they entail, and the differences from other practices.

Speaker(s):
  • Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, MSN, RN, CS, ANP, CNN-NP, Renal Nurse Practitioner, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

When All Else Has Failed: Vascular Access Options

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When All Else Has Failed: Vascular Access Options

Sep 24, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 24, 2017 11:30am

Every hemodialysis patient has one or more vascular accesses. The patient and the dialysis care team have key roles and responsibilities to promote safety and preserve existing arteriovenous fistulas and arteriovenous grafts. Vascular access anatomy and critical thinking skills necessary to troubleshoot vascular access issues are reviewed.

Contact hours available until 10/1/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will gain knowledge to use critical thinking skills to effectively troubleshoot and address vascular access issues and challenges.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Advances in Assessment and Evaluation of Heart Failure

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Advances in Assessment and Evaluation of Heart Failure

Sep 24, 2017 2:45pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 3:45pm

This session reviews the parameters of physical assessment for patients with heart failure, including vital signs, volume status, and fatigue. Diagnostic tools, ongoing patient assessment, and home visit assessments are also highlighted.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will utilize additional assessment parameters when assessing patients with heart failure, including volume status and fatigue along with traditional parameters.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Cancer Screening Guidelines for the Transplant Candidate/Recipient

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Cancer Screening Guidelines for the Transplant Candidate/Recipient

Sep 24, 2017 2:45pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 3:45pm

Cancer is a possible complication in individuals who receive a transplant and may be related to immunosuppression. The known risks for immunosuppressed patients are covered through examples and case studies. Recommended intervals of cancer screening for the general population compared to transplant candidates/recipients are also reviewed.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will discuss the changing thoughts about cancer screening of organ donors and recipients and the implications of these discussions about who may be considered eligible.

Speaker(s):
  • Karin True, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC Kidney Center
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Project Management: How Do I Get Where I’m Going?

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Project Management: How Do I Get Where I’m Going?

Sep 24, 2017 2:45pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 3:45pm

Although often used in business settings, project management has not been as frequently noted in the health care arena. This session examines the pros of using project management in building a path to get where we want to go and providing a measure of when we have arrived. Tips to initiate the project management process, maintain momentum, and manage the bumps along the road are provided.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will discuss the use of project management – what it is, how it is used, and how it can be useful in the nursing setting.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Patient Education: Worth the Investment

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Patient Education: Worth the Investment

Sep 24, 2017 2:45pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 3:45pm

This session explores opportunities to engage staff in effective patient education. The gaps in patient education related to CKD and renal replacement therapies as well as the importance of recognizing when education is appropriate are reviewed.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will discuss the need to be personally involved in education about CKD and renal replacement therapies with patients when it is appropriate and meaningful.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Use of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists in Patients with CKD

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Use of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists in Patients with CKD

Sep 24, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 5:00pm

This session addresses the use of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in the treatment of CKD. Discussion focuses on the pharmacokinetics of MRAs, indications for use in patients with CKD, potential adverse effects on the kidneys, and how to manage those effects.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will state an increased ability to assess appropriately for the desired effects and the known side effects of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists when used in patients with CKD.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Nocturnal Dialysis: Pros and Cons

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Nocturnal Dialysis: Pros and Cons

Sep 24, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 5:00pm

Nocturnal dialysis is used more frequently by patients who choose to dialyze at home. This session examines the pros and cons of this treatment modality, the key components of an effective nocturnal dialysis program, and staff and patient retention.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses working with patients utilizing nocturnal dialysis will have the expertise to educate and work with patients for nocturnal dialysis to be successful.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00

Getting from Here to There: Transportation Concerns for Patients with CKD

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Getting from Here to There: Transportation Concerns for Patients with CKD

Sep 24, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Sep 24, 2017 5:00pm

There are numerous transportation safety concerns related to the CKD population, especially in the transportation of ESRD patients to and from dialysis appointments. In the ever-changing care delivery systems for nephrology patients, coordination of transportation services can become extremely challenging and create time insufficiencies for staff. This multifaceted presentation will increase your knowledge base on transportation services, funds that are available for patients, and ways to improve efficiency of staff time in coordination of such efforts.

Contact hours available until 9/25/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care

- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 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.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

Learning Outcome:

Nephrology nurses will describe a new process for investigating options for transportation services for their patients.

Speaker(s):
  • Jodi Conti, BSN, RN, Director, Care Management, Fresenius Health Partners, Austin, TX
  • Felicia Speed, LMSW, Corporate Director of Social Work Services, Fresenius Kidney Care, Greenville, SC
Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00
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