Review the incidence and prevalence of undocumented individuals with CKD in the U.S., the impact of federal policy in treating these patients, and implications for the future.
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.
Objectives: • Define the undocumented patient in the United States. • Discuss the incidence and prevalence statistics of undocumented individuals with CKD in the United States. • Determine the impact of federal policy on health care policy and treating undocumented individuals with CKD. • Discuss how states are treating undocumented patients with CKD in both acute and chronic settings. • Evaluate the future impact of treating undocumented patients with CKD on the U.S. health care system.