Save the Vein: What Nurses Need to Know

Jan 12, 2011 9:00pm ‐ Jan 12, 2011 10:00pm


Description

Objectives:

  • Identify CKD patients with a need for education related to vein preservation.
  • Analyze the tools and skills nephrology nurses must exhibit in order to adequately prepare patients for preserving their veins for an AV fistula.
  • Design a plan to educate patients about the importance of being actively involved in their care inanticipation of the eventual need for hemodialysis.
  • Summarize the importance of vein preservation for patients with CKD stages 3-5.

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