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National Symposium 2016

133 - Transplant ~ The Triple Crown of Transplant Issues: Allocation, FQAPI, and Organ Donation

May 2, 2016 10:15am ‐ May 2, 2016 11:15am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $40.00
Members: $30.00


Discuss the revised kidney allocation system, components of the Focused Quality and Performance Improvement (FQAPI) program, and initiatives to improve organ donation.

Contact hours available until 10/10/18.

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
• Kimberly Waugh – 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.

• Discuss the outcomes of the revised kidney allocation system 16 months after its implementation.
• Describe the components of a Focused Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (FQAPI) program.
• Discuss initiatives to increase organ donation.


  • Diane Derkowski, MA, RN, CNN, CCTC, RN Kidney Transplant Coordinator, Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center

Credits Available

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