Distinguish the needs of new graduates at dialysis orientation, discuss mentoring relationships new graduates need to be successful, and summarize the financial impact of effective integration of a new nephrology nurse within the first year of employment.
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: • Distinguish the needs of new graduates at dialysis orientation vs. nurses on the continuum. • Outline steps educators and facility administrators can take to coordinate learning opportunities for better comprehension of materials among nursing students for the field of nephrology. • Analyze the types of mentoring relationships new graduates need to be successful in the first year. • Summarize the financial impact of successful integration compared to the return on investment in an individual who leaves within the first year of employment.