Explain the pathogenesis of liver failure and the impact on kidney function and correlate medical and nursing interventions when caring for patients with liver and renal failure.
Contact hours available until 5/4/18.
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
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: • Explain the pathogenesis of liver failure and the impact on kidney function. • Using case studies, describe the nursing assessment of liver failure in those with CKD. • Relate medical treatment to nursing interventions required when caring for patients with liver failure and CKD. • Evaluate the treatment plan for patients with liver and renal failure.
MSN, RN, AGNP-BC,
Optum/ United Health Care