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 Committee Disclosures: • Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Melissa Nesmith-Vester – Employee, Aegerion • Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care • Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: Supported through an educational grant from ZS Pharma
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.
Objectives: • Raise awareness of the clinical significance of hyperkalemia as a safety signal especially in patients with chronic kidney disease. • Identify the clinical thresholds for rising mortality in patients with hyperkalemia. • Review the limitations and clinical implications of current management of hyperkalemia. • Formulate the basis for a risk-adjusted approach to management.