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National Symposium 2014

010d - Certification Review Course: Transplant

Apr 13, 2014 1:15pm ‐ Apr 13, 2014 2:30pm


This workshop provides a comprehensive review of nephrology nursing, including concepts of nephrology and treatment modalities, and is ideal for those interested in becoming certified in nephrology nursing.  Test-taking tips are also included. Not ready to take the  certification exam, but just want to broaden your knowledge base? This course provides a valuable knowledge base for all nephrology nurses.

Contact hours available until 4/16/2016.

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

Speaker, Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee:
• Annette Hood discloses that she is a member of the Amgen speakers’ bureau.
• Denise Murcek discloses other financial/material support as an employee of the VA Medical Center.
• Elizabeth St. John discloses other financial/material support as an employee of Fresenius Medical Care.
• Kyra Trappett discloses other financial/material support as an employee of DaVita.

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

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited 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.

• Discuss the criteria used for evaluation of living and deceased donors.
• Explain the evaluation process for kidney transplant recipients.
• List three complications that can occur after transplantation.
• Compare and contrast the different types of rejection.
• Describe at least two major side effects of immunosuppressive agents.


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