Describe the basic components, requirements, and benefits of home hemodialysis vs. in-center hemodialysis, and discuss the future of home hemodialysis, including reimbursement and technology.
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
Speaker Disclosure: Michael Kraus – Unrestricted Educational Grant Support from Satellite, DaVita, Fresenius Medical Care, NxStage; Medical Advisory Board/Speaker, NxStage
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: • Describe the basic components of home hemodialysis as compared to in-center hemodialysis. • Identify the requirements necessary for patients to qualify for home hemodialysis. • Compare the benefits of daily dialysis at home to in-center hemodialysis to reported quality of living, medication, and blood pressure control. • Discuss the future of home hemodialysis, including reimbursement and technology.