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National Symposium 2014

010e - Certification Review Course: Peritoneal Dialysis

Apr 13, 2014 2:45pm ‐ Apr 13, 2014 4:00pm


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.

• List three principles of peritoneal dialysis (PD).
• Describe the process for a PD exchange.
• State the characteristics of a health PD exit site.
• Identify the factors that affect the dose of dialysis.
• Define PD exit site infection and peritonitis.
• List five non-infectious complications of PD.


  • Joanna L. Neumann, RN, CNN, Director of Internal Clinical Audits & Records Management, Satellite Healthcare

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