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National Symposium 2015

231 - Implementing an Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis Program from the Ground Up

Apr 21, 2015 1:45pm ‐ Apr 21, 2015 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00


Contact hours available until 4/22/17.

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

Speaker Disclosures:
• Melissa Herman – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Beverly Wesley – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other 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.


  • Outline the risks and benefits of urgent start peritoneal dialysis treatment as an initial treatment for unplanned dialysis initiation.
  • Describe the requirements of starting an urgent start program.
  • Discuss the current best practices from literature and experience.
  • Describe the economic impact and current outcomes of urgent start dialysis.


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Rita Alza
9/7/21 1:20 pm

Great conference. Very informative and cover all areas.