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Fall Meeting 2014

010d - The RN as Educator: PD Adequacy/Transitioning to PD First

Oct 10, 2014 2:00pm ‐ Oct 10, 2014 3:30pm


This workshop offers information for all RNs – those who educate other professionals as well as patients. Ever feel like you keep repeating yourself when providing patient education? Want to know how to teach patients about home hemodialysis (and the differences between in-center and home dialysis)? How do we make the transition with patients to consider peritoneal dialysis first? All of these questions are answered. In addition, Dr. Beth Ulrich discusses how to improve “high-risk” and “low volume” issues that impact patient safety.

Contact hours available until 10/13/2016.

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 Commitee disclosures:
• Denise Murcek - Per diem employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Melissa Nesmith-Vester – Employee, Aegerion
• Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita

Faculty and speakers have no disclosures to declare.

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.

• Analyze trends and projections in payment for peritoneal adequacy.
• Explore peritoneal therapy treatment modifications to maximize successful outcomes.
• Devise an access plan placement to transition to a hemodialysis modality.


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