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
Speaker disclosure: • Helen Hartley – Employee, DSI Dialysis Unit
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.
• Explain the importance of AVF, AVF initiative, and discuss proper assessment of maturing AVF. • Differentiate normal and abnormal bruits. • Determine the state of maturing AVG using “rule of six.” • Demonstrate best practices for the use of the new AVF. • Assess patient access.